Alouette 2
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Alouette 2 was a Canadian satellite with a sweep-frequency ionospheric sounder, a VLF receiver, an energetic particle experiment, a cosmic noise experiment, and an electrostatic probe. Operations were terminated in 1975.

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​​​The Alouette space craft

 


RAL Space Involvement
Ground Station

Subject
Atmospheric

Main Objectives
Measured the topside of the ionosphere

Launch Date
29 Nov 1965

Partners
CSA, NASA, Defence Research Board - Defence Research Telecommuncations Establish, Department of Communications/Communications Research Centre, National Research Council of Canada, Physical Research Laboratory, Radio Research Laboratory, Ionospheric Prediction Service, Auroral Observatory​.

Further information
NASA​


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