CEOS Instrument: Space Environment Monitor - NPOESS

Agency: USAF
Missions: NPOESS-1
Status:Being developed
Type:Space environment monitor
Description:Used for equipment failure analysis, solar flux measurement, solar storm warning, and magnetic and electric field measurement at satellite
Spatial Resolution: N/A
Swath Width: N/A
Wavebands: Senses and quantifies intensity in the sequentially selected energy bands, with energies ranging from 0.05 - 20 keV. Senses protons, electrons, and ions with energies from 30 keV to levels exceeding 6.9 MeV.
Technology: Space environment monitor
Description: Package of instruments mainly to measure the energy of charged particles hitting the platform, both integrated and spectrally analysed. A main purpose is to monitor the platform safety. Applicable in LEO and GEO.

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CEOS Data Base Version: 17 - Created: 2012-01-18