BackForwardInstrument:  SWS/SEM/NADD 

Instrument details
Acronym SWS/SEM/NADD
Full name Space Weather Suite / Space Environment Monitor / Neutral Atmospheric Density Detector
Purpose To monitor the composition and density of the neutral atmosphere in the thermosphere.
Short description Neutral atmosphere density detector. Can measure He, O2, N2 and other gases. Atmospheric density detection range: 1×10-13~1×10-10kg/m3.
Background
Scanning Technique
Resolution
Coverage / Cycle
Mass Power Data Rate

 

Providing Agency CMA
Instrument Maturity Flown on operational programme
Utilization Period: ≥2026-02 to ≥2034
Last update: 2022-02-28
Detailed characteristics
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 future satellites

Instrument classification
  • Solar and space environment monitors
  • Energetic particle spectrometer
WIGOS Subcomponents
  • Subcomponent 2
  • Ionospheric electron density sensor [in LEO and cross magnetosphere]
Mission objectives
Primary mission objectives
  • Ionospheric plasma density
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Tentative Evaluation of Measurements

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