MEROPE Satellite

Spacecraft name MEROPE (Montana Earth-Orbiting Pico-Explorer)
Form factor 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
Entity name Montana State University
Institution University
Entity type Academic / Education
Country US
Launch brokerer Cal Poly

Measure the radiation of the Van Allen radiation belts.


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).

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