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Plasma Spectrometer (CAPS)

NSSDCA ID: 1997-061A-08

Mission Name: Cassini
Principal Investigator:Dr. David T. Young


Alternate Names

  • CAPS
  • Cassini/CAPS

Facts in Brief

Mass: 12.5 kg
Power (avg): 14.5 W
Bit rate (avg): 8 kbps


  • Planetary Science: Fields and Particles
  • Space Physics: Heliospheric Studies

Additional Information

Questions and comments about this experiment can be directed to: Dr. Edwin V. Bell, II



NameRoleOriginal AffiliationE-mail
Dr. David T. YoungPrincipal InvestigatorSouthwest Research

Selected References

  • Young, D. T., et al., Cassini Plasma Spectrometer Investigation, Space Sci. Rev., 114, 1-112, doi:10.1007/s11214-004-1406-4, 2004.
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