BackForwardInstrument:  GGAK-M/MSGI-MKA 

Instrument details
Acronym GGAK-M/MSGI-MKA
Full name GGAK-M / Spectrometer for Geoactive Measurements
Purpose Spectral analysis of electrons and protons in the platform environment
Short description Spectrometers for: electron fluxes in the energy range of 0.1-15 keV (high-sensitivity channel); proton fluxes in the energy range of 0.1-15 keV (high-sensitivity channel); electron fluxes in the energy range of 0.1-15 keV (low-sensitivity channel); monitoring of integral electron fluxes with a threshold energy of 40 keV
Background Part of the GGAK-M (Geophysical Monitoring System Complex for Meteor-M) package, previously flown on Meteor-3M with the name of MSGI-5EI
Scanning Technique N/A (in-situ measurement in the platform environment)
Resolution N/A
Coverage / Cycle
Mass 5 kg Power 6.8 W Data Rate

 

Providing Agency Roscosmos
Instrument Maturity Backed by strong heritage
Utilization Period: 2002 to ≥2030
Last update: 2017-07-18
Detailed characteristics
Satellites this instrument is flying on

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Instrument classification
  • Solar and space environment monitors
  • Energetic particle spectrometer
Mission objectives
Opportunity objectives
  • Electron differential directional flux
  • Electron integral 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 integral directional flux5 - marginalNo specific limitation.Platform environment, low energy (up to 40 keV)
Electron differential directional flux5 - marginalNo specific limitation.Platform environment, low energy (up to 40 keV)
Proton differential directional flux5 - marginalNo specific limitation.Platform environment, low energy (up to 40 keV)