The Image Mission

The Image Mission

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IMAGE (Imager for Magnetopause-to-Aurora Global Exploration) is the first NASA MIDEX mission and the first mission dedicated to imaging the Earth's magnetosphere. This volume offers detailed descriptions of the IMAGE instrumentation and of the image inversion techniques used to interpret the data. Also included are chapters on the IMAGE science objectives, the spacecraft design and capabilities, science and mission operations, and the processing and distribution of IMAGE's nonproprietary data products.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 506 pages
  • 154.9 x 241.3 x 27.9mm | 1,043.27g
  • Dordrecht, Netherlands
  • English
  • 2000
  • XI, 506 p.
  • 0792361113
  • 9780792361114

Table of contents

Foreword. IMAGE Mission Overview; J.L. Burch. The IMAGE Observatory; W.C. Gibson, et al. Science Objectives and Mission Phases; S.A. Fuselier, et al. High Energy Neutral Atom (HENA) Imager for the IMAGE Mission; D.G. Mitchell, et al. Medium Energy Neutral Atom (MENA) Imager for the IMAGE Mission; C.J. Pollock, et al. The Low Energy Neutral Atom Imager for IMAGE; T.E. Moore, et al. The Extreme Ultraviolet Imager Investigation for the IMAGE Mission; B.R. Sandel, et al. Far Ultraviolet Imaging from the IMAGE Spacecraft: 1. System Design; S.B. Mende, et al. Far Ultraviolet Imaging from the IMAGE Spacecraft: 2. Wideband FUV Imaging; S.B. Mende, et al. Far Ultraviolet Imaging from the IMAGE Spacecraft: 3. Spectral Imaging of Lyman-alpha and OI135.6 nm; S.B. Mende, et al. The Radio Plasma Imager Investigation on the IMAGE Spacecraft; B.W. Reinisch, et al. Radio Plasma Imager Simulations and Measurements; J.L. Green. Investigations of Irregularities in Remote Plasma Regions by Radio Sounding: Applications of the Radio Plasma Imager on IMAGE; S.F. Fung. Deconvolution of Energetic Neutral Atom Images of the Earth's Magnetosphere; J.D. Perez, et al. Extraction of Ion Distributions from Magnetospheric ENA and EUV Images; E.C. Roelof, A.J. Skinner. The IMAGE High-Resolution Data Set; C. Gurgiolo. The IMAGE Science and Mission Operations Center; R.J. Burley, et al. Education and Public Outreach Program; S.F. Odenwald, et al.
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