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CSSWE

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2012-048D

Description

The Colorado Student Space Weather Experiment (CSSWE) is an NSF-funded 3U CubeSat (30×10×10 cm) which houses an energetic particle telescope. Its primary objective is to measure the directional differential flux of Solar Energetic Protons (SEPs) and Earth’s radiation belt electrons.

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    Facts in Brief

    Launch Date: 2012-09-13
    Launch Vehicle: Atlas V 401
    Launch Site: Vandenberg AFB, United States
    Mass: 4 kg

    Funding Agency

    • National Science Foundation (United States)

    Discipline

    • Space Physics

    Additional Information

    Questions and comments about this spacecraft can be directed to: Coordinated Request and User Support Office

     
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