CeREs (Compact Radiation Belt Explorer)

CeREs
CeREs
CeREs
CeREs
Name CeREs (Compact Radiation Belt Explorer)
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 3U
Status Was semi-operational until 2018-12-XX? (Indirect tweet from Jonathan McDowell on 2019-03-04 and official presentation at Planetary CubeSats Symposum)
Launched 2018-12-16
NORAD ID 43853?
Deployer RailPOD [Tyvak]
Launcher Electron
Organisation NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Institution Space agency
Entity Government (Civil / Military)
Nation US
Launch brokerer TriSept
Oneliner

Study primary radiation belt energization, as well as loss electron spectra and microbursts.

Description

CeREs will study primary radiation belt energization, as well as loss electron spectra and microbursts. It will also observe solar electron spectra from > 5 keV. CubeSat that will be placed in a high inclination LEO.

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

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