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Ionospheric Occultation Experiment (IOX)

NSSDC ID: 2001-043B-02
Mission Name: Picosat 9

Description

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

Disciplines

  • Engineering: None assigned
  • Space Physics: Ionospheric Studies

Additional Information

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

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