CURIE

CURIE
Name CURIE
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 3U
Organisation University of California Berkeley
Institution University
Entity Academic / Education
Nation US
Launch brokerer NASA CSLI / ELaNa
Oneliner

Radio astronomy missions to measure radio waves from 0.1-19MHz.

Description

Measures radio waves from 0.1-19MHz, which must be measured from space, as those frequencies fall below the cutoff imposed by Earth's ionosphere.
The principal science objective for CURIE is to use radio interferometry to study radio burst emissions from solar eruptive events such as flares and coronal mass ejections (CMEs) in the inner heliosphere. It will be able to determine the location and size of radio burst source regions and then to track their movement outward from the Sun. CURIE will provide observations important to understanding the space weather environment.
Launch as a 6U Cubesat and then separate into two 3U Cubesats once in orbit

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Related Spacecraft

Name Status Launch Orbit
CURIE A (CUbesat Radio Interferometry Experiment) not launched 2023-12-30 not launched
CURIE B (CUbesat Radio Interferometry Experiment) not launched 2023-12-30 not launched

Last modified: 2022-12-29
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