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RBSP B


Radiation Belt Storm Probes

General


Designation 38753 / 12046B
Launch date 30 Aug 2012
Country of origin United States
Mission Scientific
Perigee/Apogee 600 / 32000 km
Inclination
Period  
Launch vehicle Atlas 5 #32

NASA satellite (identical pair) to study the Earth's radiation belt.

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Technical data



Specifications


Prime contractor  
Platform  
Mass at launch 670 kg
Dry mass 640 kg
Dimension 8 sided, 1.8 m accross x 0.9 m H
Solar array 4 wings
Stabilization  
DC power  
Design lifetime  


Instruments


Radiation Belt Storm Probes Ion Composition Experiment (RBSPICE)
Relativistic Proton Spectrometer (RPS)
Electric Field and Waves Suite (EFW)
Electric and Magnetic Field Instrument Suite and Integrated Science (EMFISIS)
Energetic Particle, Composition, and Thermal Plasma Suite (ECT)

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