The Cluster and Phoenix Missions by C.P. EscoubetThe Cluster and Phoenix Missions by C.P. Escoubet

The Cluster and Phoenix Missions

byC.P. EscoubetEditorR. Schmidt, C.T. Russell

Paperback | October 10, 2012

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Cluster was one of the two missions - the other being the Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO) - constituting the Solar Terrestrial Science Programme (STSP), the first `cornerstone' of ESA's Horizon 2000 Programme. After the catastrophic Ariane-5 accident on 4 June 1996 which destroyed the four Cluster spacecraft, the European Space Agency Science Programme Committee gave approval to refurbish the spare Cluster spacecraft and make it ready for flight. This new spacecraft, considered to be the first of a new fleet, is called Phoenix. In the meantime various options to repeat the Cluster four-point measurements are being studied.
Since Phoenix, as the fifth Cluster spacecraft, will be equipped with the spare Cluster experiments, the instrumentation articles in this book are still appropriate to the new mission. Furthermore, the objectives of the recovery mission, the ground systems, the ground observation program and the theory and modelling efforts all remain unchanged. Thus this series of articles will continue to be essential to the Cluster community and to the general scientific community as the recovery mission is implemented.
Title:The Cluster and Phoenix MissionsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:658 pagesPublished:October 10, 2012Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Preface. Foreword. Cluster - Science and Mission Overview; C.P. Escoubet, et al. The Cluster Mission: ESA's Spacefleet to the Magnetosphere; J. Credland, et al. The Cluster Magnetic Field Investigation; A. Balogh, et al. The Wave Experiment Consortium (WEC); A. Pedersen, et al. The Cluster Spatio-Temporal Analysis of Field Fluctuations (Staff) Experiment; N. Cornilleau-Wehrlin, et al. The Electric Field and Wave Experiment for the Cluster Mission; G. Gustafsson, et al. WHISPER, A Resonance Sounder and Wave Analyser: Performances and Perspectives for the Cluster Mission; P.M.E. Décréau, et al. The Wide-Band Plasma Wave in Investigation; D.A. Gurnett, et al. The Digital Wave-Processing Experiment on Cluster; L.J.C. Woolliscroft, et al. The Electron Drift Instrument for Cluster; G. Paschmann, et al. Active Spacecraft Potential Control; W. Riedler, et al. The Cluster Ion Spectrometry (CIS) Experiment; H. Rème, et al. Peace: A Plasma Electron and Current Experiment; A.D. Johnstone, et al. RAPID. The Imaging Energetic Particle Spectrometer on Cluster; B. Wilken, et al. Cluster Mission Operations; P. Ferri, M. Warhaut. The Joint Science Operations Centre; M.A. Hapgood, et al. The Cluster Data Processing System: A Distributed System in Support of a Challenging Scientific Mission; E.M. Sorensen, et al. The Cluster Science Data System (CSDS) - A New Approach to the Distribution of Scientific Data; R. Schmidt, et al. Opportunities for Magnetospheric Research with Coordinated Cluster and Ground-Based Observations; H.J. Opgenoorth, M. Lockwood. European Network for the Numerical Simulation of Space Plasmas; G. Chanteur, A. Roux. Directory of Cluster Community Members (24 May 1996); C.P. Escoubet.