AMPTE UKS
21 Sep 2009
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AMPTE-UKS was a small UK satellite, designed and built in three years and acting as an adaptor, linking the other two larger AMPTE spacecraft. It measured natural plasma and released tracer ions into the space plasma environment.

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AMPTE UK satellite​

 

RAL Space Involvement
Instrumentation, the operation of the control centre and data analysis.

Subject
Astronomy

Main Objectives
Explored plasma phenomena in near-Earth space

Launch Date
16 Aug 1984

UK Funding Sources
SERC​​



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