SIGMA Satellite

Spacecraft name SIGMA (KHUSAT-3)
Form factor CubeSat
Units or mass 3U
Status Reentry 2023-11-25. Was semi-operational until? (Personal contact)
Launched 2018-01-12
NORAD ID 43134
Deployer QuadPack (XL) [ISISpace]
Launcher PSLV
Entity name Kyung Hee University
Institution University
Entity type Academic / Education
Nation South Korea
Launch brokerer ISILaunch

Measure the Linear Energy Transfer (LET) spectrum.


The main payload is TEPC which can measure the Linear Energy Transfer (LET) spectrum and calculate the equivalent dose for the complicated radiation field in the space. The magnetometer is a secondary payload using a miniaturized fluxgate magnetometer. To measure the Linear Energy Transfer (LET) spectrum, and the equivalent dose for complicated radiation filed in space environment. To study space radiation effect on human body. To measure ULF waves at low altitudes using a newly developed miniature fluxgate magnetometer.

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