MEROPE (Montana Earth-Orbiting Pico-Explorer)

MEROPE
Name MEROPE (Montana Earth-Orbiting Pico-Explorer)
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 1U
Status Launch failure
Launched 2006-07-26
NORAD ID Launch failure
Deployer P-POD (Poly-Picosatellite Orbital Deployer)
Launcher Dnepr
Organisation Montana State University
Institution University
Entity Academic / Education
Nation US
Launch brokerer Cal Poly
Oneliner

Measure the radiation of the Van Allen radiation belts.

Description

Measure the radiation of the Van Allen radiation belts, first discovered by Explorer-1 under the direction of Professor James Van Allen's group of the State University of Iowa (now The University of Iowa).

Sources [1] [2]
Photo Sources [1]

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

Feel free to connect at any time.

Created by Erik Kulu

Email: erik.kulu@nanosats.eu
LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/erikkulu

Social Platforms

LinkedIn: Nanosats
Twitter: @nanosatellites

Sister Websites

NewSpace Index: newspace.im
Factories in Space: factoriesinspace.com

Copyright © 2014 - 2023 Erik Kulu