Observing Systems Capability Analysis and Review Tool
Satellite Programme: Combined Release and Radiation Effects Satellite
Single satellite programme for Space weather.
USA programme: NASA Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) responsible of development, US Navy Office of Naval Research cooperating for design and operations.
The platform was spin stabilised.
The design life time of the satellite was 3 years.
The satellite exploited a Highly-elliptical Earth Orbit. actually a geosynchronous tranfer orbit.
See detailed description at http://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/nmc/spacecraftDisplay.do?id=1990-065A
Data available from the NASA MSFC, Huntsville, Alabama, and the Navy Office of Naval Research, Arlington, Virginia
1990 - 1991
Associated satellites and instruments
Note: red tag => no longer operational , green tag => operational , blue tag => planned
Combined Release and Radiation Effects Satellite
(1990 - 1991)