BackForwardInstrument:  SPP-particles 

Instrument details
Acronym SPP-particles
Full name Space Physics Package - particle
Purpose To provide a fast-sampling capability of high-energy magnetospheric plasma components and of cold ionospheric plasmas
Short description Package of two spectrometers for electrons and protons: 1) ESA (ElectroStatic Analyzer) for energy 0.05-20 keV 2) SST (Solid State Telescope) for energy 170-360 keV
Background Part of the Space Physics Package (SPP)
Scanning Technique Magnetospheric observation from a sunsynchronous orbit
Resolution N/A
Coverage / Cycle Magnetospheric volume, daily
Mass Power Data Rate

 

Providing Agency KARI
Instrument Maturity Flown on an R&D satellite
Utilization Period: 2003-12-27 to 2005-10-15
Last update: 2017-06-05
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 differential directional flux
  • Proton differential 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 differential directional flux3 - highNo specific limitation.Interplanetary space, low and medium energy (up to 400 keV)
Proton differential directional flux3 - highNo specific limitation.Interplanetary space, low and medium energy (up to 1000 keV)