DUSTIE (DUst Sounder and Temperature Imager Experiment)

Name DUSTIE (DUst Sounder and Temperature Imager Experiment)
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 3U
Status cancelled
Organisation Virginia Tech
Institution University
Entity Academic / Education
Nation US
Oneliner

Determine the global distribution of cosmic smoke in the atmosphere.

Description

Determine the global distribution of cosmic smoke in the atmosphere. DUSTIE will use a digital camera to image the Sun at 0.420 µm during spacecraft sunrise and sunset. This will provide measurements to characterize the smoke distribution over the altitude range of ~40 to 90 km.

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Last modified: 2022-12-29
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