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Geiger Counters

NSSDCA ID: 1961-031B-04

Mission Name: TRAAC


The two Geiger Counters flown on TRAAC were supplied by the State University of Iowa. One was a directional 213 Geiger Counter shielded to measure protons of energy greater than 500 keV and electrons greater than 30 keV. The second was an omnidirectional Anton 302 Geiger Counter shielded to measure protons of energies greater than 23 MeV and electrons above 1.6 MeV.

Alternate Names

  • TRAAC/GeigerCounters


  • Space Physics: Magnetospheric Studies

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