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Solar Wind Detector

NSSDCA ID: 2007-051A-08

Mission Name: Chang'e 1


The Solar Wind Detector is part of the space environment monitor system on Chang'e 1. It is designed to analyze the flux of solar wind ions with energies up to 20 keV. The detector comprises a collimator, ion analyzer, and amplifier system. It can detect solar wind ions in the range from 0.5 to 20 keV.

Alternate Names

  • Chang'e1/SolarWindDetector

Funding Agency

  • China National Space Administration (Peoples Republic of China)


  • Planetary Science: Fields and Particles

Additional Information

Questions and comments about this experiment can be directed to: Dr. David R. Williams



NameRoleOriginal AffiliationE-mail
Dr. Sun HuixangGeneral Contact
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