Name E1P U2 (HRBE)
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 1U
Organisation Montana State University
Institution University
Entity Academic / Education
Nation US
Launch brokerer Cal Poly

Detect the Van Allen radiation belts in honor of the 50th anniversary of Explorer-1.


Detect Van Allen radiation belts using a miniature Geiger tube donated by Dr. Van Allen to measure the intensity and variability of these electrons in low Earth orbit.

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Related Spacecraft

Name Status Launch Orbit
E1P (HRBE, Explorer-1 Prime, Hiscock Radiation Belt Explorer) Launch failure 2011-03-04 Launch failure
E1P U2 (HRBE , Explorer-1' U2, William A. Hiscock Radiation Belt Explorer) Operational, conjoined with HBRE (DK3WN report 2018-11-28) 2011-10-28 460 x 810 km, 101.7 deg

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