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Coherent Electromagnetic Radio Tomography (CERTO)

NSSDCA ID: 2001-043B-01

Mission Name: Picosat 9


The Coherent Electromagnetic Radio Tomography (CERTO) is a radio beacon which measures ionospheric parameters in coordination with ground receivers. CERTO provides global ionospheric maps to aid prediction of radio wave scattering. CERTO was developed by the Naval Research Lab.

Alternate Names

  • Picosat9/CERTO


  • Space Physics: Ionospheric Studies
  • Engineering: None assigned

Additional Information

Questions and comments about this experiment can be directed to: Dr. Dieter K. Bilitza



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