BLAST (Bouchet Low-Earth Alpha/Beta Space Telescope)

Name BLAST (Bouchet Low-Earth Alpha/Beta Space Telescope)
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 6U
Status not launched, expected in 2023
Organisation Yale University
Institution University
Entity Academic / Education
Nation US
Oneliner

Map the distribution of galactic cosmic radiation across the night sky.

Description

Map the distribution of galactic cosmic radiation across the night sky. The satellite will identify and count alpha particles and beta particles in the rays, and measure the radiation energy around Earth. BLAST will contribute to the ongoing search for the origins and nature of these rays, which will provide insight into the origins of the universe.

Sources [1]

Last modified: 2022-12-29
Detailed BLAST entry in the Database
Full Nanosats Database (much more data)

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Created by Erik Kulu

Email: erik.kulu@nanosats.eu
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