AMPTE UKS
21 Sep 2009
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AMPTE UKS was part of the Active Magnetospheric Particle Tracer Explorer (AMPTE) mission as a sub satellite of the Ion Release Module (IRM) spacecraft.  

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​​AMPTE satellite​

 

R​AL Space Involvement 

Instrumentation, the operation of the control and tracking centres and data analysis.

Mission Objectives 

To measure natural plasma and released tracer ions into the space plasma environment. To distinguish between spatial structure and temporal changes in the plasma phenomena initiated by ion releases from the IRM and in the natural magnetospheric environment.

Launch Date 

16 Aug 1984

Partners

Mullard Space Science Laboratory (UCL)

Further project information

NASA

IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing

John Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory

​For more information please contact: RAL Space Enquiries

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