Communication/Navigation Outage Forecasting System
Single satellite in the framework of the Space Test Program (STP).
Main mission: Space weather - designed to monitor scintillation in the low latitude Earth's ionosphere in a orbit with apogee 850 km and perigee 400 km.
Significant contribution to operational meteorology in the higher troposphere and lower stratosphere.
Mass at launch
Data access link
Data access information
Encrypted data downlink.
EFI and PLP data are available through NASA Goddard's Coordinated Data Analysis Web (CDAWeb), user registration.
CINDI data are available through the William B. Hanson Center for Space Science at The University of Texas at Dallas.
CORISS NRT data are available from UCAR, user registration.
, NASA, UCAR, USAF
Details on Status
Service interrupted between 3 June and 21 October 2013.
16 Apr 2008
28 Nov 2015
Associated satellite programme and related satellites
Note: red tag: no longer operational , green tag: operational ,
blue tag : future
All known Instruments flying on
DIDM Digital Ion Drift Meter
VEFI Vector Electric Field Instrument
CINDI Coupled Ion-Neutral Dynamics Investigation
PLP Planar Langmuir Probe
CORISS C/NOFS Occultation Receiver for Ionospheric Sensing and Specification
CERTO Coherent Electromagnetic Radio Tomography
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