Polar
21 Sep 2009
Yes
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The Polar satellite was placed in a highly elliptical orbit to gather multi-wavelength images of the Aurora, and to observe the polar magnetosphere. Mission operations were terminated on the 28th of April 2008.

No

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RAL Space Involvement
Comprehensive Energetic Pitch Particle Angle Distribution instrument and CAMMICE (Charge And Mass Magnetospheric Ion Composition)

Subject
Earth Observation

Main Objectives
Earth aurorae and high-latitude magnetospheric phenomena, composition of magnetospheric particles.

Launch Date
24 February 1996



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