SEISS / Magnetospheric Particle Sensor
To monitor electrons and protons representing a hazard for the satellite
Fluxmeters for electrons and protons of low energy (MPS-LO, 0.03-30 keV) and mid-high energy (MPS-HI, 0.05-4 Mev for electrons, 0.8-12 Mev for protons).
Part of the SEISS (Space Environment In-Situ Suite) package
N/A (in situ measurement in the platform environment)
Coverage / Cycle
Flown on operational programme
2017-12-18 to ≥2027
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 Energetic particle spectrometer
No WIGOS subcomponents have been defined.
Primary mission objectives Electron integral directional flux Proton integral directional flux Show all Show fewer
Tentative Evaluation of Measurements
The following list indicates which measurements can
retrieved from this category of instrument. To see a full Gap Analysis by Variable,
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Variable Relevance for measuring this variable Operational limitations Explanation
Electron integral directional flux 5 - marginal No specific limitation. Platform environment, low, medium and high energy (up to over 400 keV)
Proton integral directional flux 5 - marginal No specific limitation. Platform environment, low, medium and high energy (up to over 1000 keV)