Computerized Ionospheric Tomography Receiver In Space
To determine ionospheric electron density and provide a global ionospheric map to aid the prediction of radio-wave scattering.
Three-frequency beacon, operating in association with a network of fixed ground receivers.
Moving along a low-inclination LEO
Coverage / Cycle
Large fraction of magnetosphere and ionosphere
Flown on an R&D satellite
2007 to 2009-10-07
Satellites this instrument is flying on
Note: a red tag indicates satellites no longer operational, a
green tag indicates operational satellites, a blue tag indicates
Solar and space environment monitors Field or radiowave sensor
No WIGOS subcomponents have been defined.
Primary mission objectives
Ionospheric Vertical Total Electron Content (VTEC) Secondary mission objectives
Ionospheric Scintillation Opportunity objectives Ionospheric Radio Absorption Show all Show fewer
Tentative Evaluation of Measurements
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