23 September 2009 Demonstration and science experiment (DSX) space weather experiment (SWx)
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The Air Force Research Laboratory has developed the Demonstration and Science Experiments (DSX) to research technologies needed to significantly advance the capability to operate spacecraft in the harsh radiation environment of medium-earth orbits (MEO). The ability to operate effectively in the MEO environment significantly increases the capability to field space systems that provide high-speed satellite-based communication, lower-cost GPS navigation, and protection for satellites from space weather effects. The one of DSX's physics based research areas is the Space Weather Experiment (SWx), characterizing and modeling the space radiation environment in MEO, an orbital regime attractive for future space missions.
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J. A. Fennelly, J. A. Fennelly, } "Demonstration and science experiment (DSX) space weather experiment (SWx)", Proc. SPIE 7438, Solar Physics and Space Weather Instrumentation III, 743805 (23 September 2009); doi: 10.1117/12.828321; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.828321


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