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Corpuscular Radiation

NSSDCA ID: 1965-081A-18

Mission Name: OGO 2
Principal Investigator:Prof. James A. Van Allen

Description

This experiment was to study, at high latitudes, the precipitation of low-energy particles, (75 to 7.5E4 eV) including solar cosmic rays and geomagnetically trapped particles, using a cylindrical electrostatic analyzer and surface barrier silicon detectors. The experiment was operating normally when the spacecraft was shut down on November 1, 1967.

Alternate Names

  • OGO2/CorpuscularRadiation

Discipline

  • Space Physics: Magnetospheric Studies

Additional Information

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Personnel

NameRoleOriginal AffiliationE-mail
Mr. H. KielGeneral ContactUniversity of Iowa
Prof. Louis A. FrankOther InvestigatorUniversity of Iowafrank@iowasp.physics.uiowa.edu
Dr. Thomas P. ArmstrongOther InvestigatorUniversity of Kansas
Dr. Stamatios M. KrimigisOther InvestigatorApplied Physics Laboratorytom.krimigis@jhuapl.edu
Prof. James A. Van AllenPrincipal InvestigatorUniversity of Iowa
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