BackForwardInstrument:  KSEM/MEPD 

Instrument details
Acronym KSEM/MEPD
Full name Korean Space Environment Monitor / Medium Energy Particle Detector
Purpose To monitor the electron flux at platform level
Short description Fluxmeter for electons and protons of energy in the range 0.1-2.0 MeV (electrons) and 0.1-10 MeV (protons). Time resolution 0.33 s
Background Part of the Korean Space Environment Monitor (KSEM) together with a magnetometer (MAG) and a Satellite Charging Monitor (SCM)
Scanning Technique 6 observation directions within a field of view of 60°
Resolution N/A
Coverage / Cycle Field of view > 60°
Mass Power Data Rate

 

Providing Agency KARI
Instrument Maturity Flown on operational programme
Utilization Period: ≥2019-03 to ≥2029
Last update: 2018-06-09
Detailed characteristics
Satellites this instrument is flying on

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Instrument classification
  • Solar and space environment monitors
  • Energetic particle spectrometer
Mission objectives
Primary mission objectives
  • Electron integral directional flux
  • Proton integral directional flux
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Tentative Evaluation of Measurements

The following list indicates which measurements can typically be retrieved from this category of instrument. To see a full Gap Analysis by Variable, click on the respective variable.

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VariableRelevance for measuring this variableOperational limitationsExplanation
Electron integral directional flux5 - marginalNo specific limitation.Platform environment, medium and high energy (over 40 to over 400 keV)
Proton integral directional flux5 - marginalNo specific limitation.Platform environment, medium and high energy (over 40 to over 1000 keV)