Proposed Priority Science Operations Topic
SPOT 13: Topic 'Spitzbergen Rocket Campaign'
The Spitzbergen rocket campaign includes two NASA sounding rockets to explore
the plasma physics of the dayside cusp. Instrumentation includes DC and AC
electric and magnetic fields, energetic particle detectors, photometers,
Langmuir probes, X-rays, etc. The rockets launches will also be conducted with
the EISCAT radar and other ground-based instruments.
P.I.'s are Robert Pfaff (NASA/GSFC) and Nelson Maynard (Mission Research Corp.)
Nov 27-Dec 20 1997, 0630-1030 UT
POLAR DATA REQUIRED
Auroral imager data from VIS, UVI and PIXIE on Polar
POLAR DE-SPUN PLATFORM OPERATIONS
Platform pointing around Spitzbergen - ideally towards the cusp
OTHER ISTP MISSIONS/ISTRUMENTS REQUIREMENTS
WIND real time data from 0600-1000 UT, Nov. 27-Dec.20
Sondrestrom Fjord Radar for these times.
Superdarn radar running in common mode
Topic Proposed by: Robert F. Pfaff