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Count Rate and Orbit

NSSDCA ID: SPHE-00282

Availability: At NSSDC, Ready for Offline Distribution (or Staging if Digital)

Time span: 1959-10-13 to 1961-02-08

Description

This investigator-supplied, time-ordered data set on 7-track, 556-bpi, binary magnetic tapes written on an IBM 7094 computer, contains the particle counting rates and orbit position data. The logical and physical record lengths are 114 characters.

Alternate Names

  • Trapped Radiation + Solar Protons

Disciplines

  • Space Physics: Magnetospheric Studies
  • Space Physics: Heliospheric Studies

Old NSSDCA ID

  • 59-009A-04A

Additional Information

Spacecraft

Experiments

Questions and comments about this data collection can be directed to: Coordinated Request and User Support Office

 

Personnel

NameRoleOriginal AffiliationE-mail
Dr. H. WhelpleyGeneral ContactUniversity of Iowa
Dr. George H. LudwigGeneral ContactNOAA National Environmental Satellite, Data and Information Service
Prof. Louis A. FrankGeneral ContactUniversity of Iowafrank@iowasp.physics.uiowa.edu
Prof. James A. Van AllenGeneral ContactUniversity of Iowa

Selected References

  • Explorer 7 (1959 Iota 1 ) radiation and solar proton experiment, NASA-GSFC, NSSDC 67-01, Greenbelt, MD, Jan. 1967.
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