Cascade SmallSat and Ionospheric Polar Explorer
Single flight unit of the CASSIOPE programme.
Main mission: Space weather in the Magnetosphere.
Elliptical orbit, perigee 300 km, apogee 1500 km.
Mass at launch
Data access link
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Data access information
Data available from the Science Operations Center (SOC), University of Calgary.
Details on Status
Loss of 2nd momentum wheel means spacecraft cannot be controlled any longer so it is inactive even though some of instruments are still working.
29 Sep 2013
17 Dec 2021
Associated satellite programme and related satellites
Note: red tag: no longer operational , green tag: operational ,
blue tag : future
All known Instruments flying on
IRM Imaging and Rapid-scanning Ion Mass Spectrometer
SEI Suprathermal Electron Imager
FAI Fast Auroral Imager
NMS Neutral Mass and Velocity Spectrometer
MGF Magnetic Field Instrument
RRI Radio Receiver Instrument
GAP GPS Attitude and Positioning Experiment
CER Coherent Electromagnetic Radiation
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