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Ionospheric Occultation Experiment (IOX)

NSSDCA ID: 2001-043B-02

Mission Name: Picosat 9


The Ionospheric Occultation Experiment (IOX) uses a dual frequency GPS receiver to measure ionospheric properties. IOX demonstrates remote sensing techniques for future DoD space systems and helps to improve operational models for ionospheric and thermospheric forecasts. IOX was developed by the USAF Space and Missile Systems Center.

Alternate Names

  • IOX
  • Picosat9/IOX


  • 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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