CEOS Instrument: Space Environmental Sensor Suite




Instrument:SESS
Agency: NOAA
Missions: NPOESS-5
 NPOESS-6
Status:No longer considered
Type:Space environment monitor
Description:Measures characteristics of auroral boundary, auroral energy deposition, auroral imagery, electric field, electron density profile, geomagnetic field, in-situ plasma fluctuations, ionosphere scintillation. Data aids future space system design.
Spatial Resolution: N/A
Swath Width: N/A
Wavebands: N/A
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.

Measurement List:

  Magnetic field (vector)
  
  
  
  
  
  

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