FIREBIRD
FIREBIRD
Satellite FIREBIRD
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 1.5U
Organisation Montana State University
Institution University
Entity type Academic / Education
Headquarters US
Launch brokerer Tyvak, ?
Partners University of New Hampshire, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), National Science Foundation, Aerospace Corporation
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Space weather mission to study electron microbursts in Van Allen belts.

Description

Space weather Cubesat mission to resolve the spatial scale size and energy dependence of electron microbursts in the Van Allen radiation belts.

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Related Spacecraft

Spacecraft Status Launcher Launch Orbit
FIREBIRD A (FU1, Focused Investigations of Relativistic Electron Burst, Intensity, Range, and Dynamics) Reentry 2023-11-27. Was operational, awakened 2014-04-12 and operated until 2014-09-15. Atlas V 2013-12-06 460 x 890 km, 120.5 deg
FIREBIRD B (FU2, Focused Investigations of Relativistic Electron Burst, Intensity, Range, and Dynamics) Was operational until 2014-01-21, latched up. Occasional beacons afterwards. Atlas V 2013-12-06 460 x 890 km, 120.5 deg

Last modified: 2023-06-08

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