Accession Number:

ADA275170

Title:

Identification of an Unexpected Space Radiation Hazard

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.

Corporate Author:

AEROSPACE CORP EL SEGUNDO CA TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS

Report Date:

1993-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

8.0

Abstract:

A new radiation belt was formed on 24 March 1991 by the interaction of a strong shock in the solar wind with the Earths magnetosphere. This brief report describes observations of the moment of creation by sensors aboard the CRRES Combined Release and Radiation Effects Satellite. CRRES Mission, Ultra- relativistic electrons in radiation belts, New radiation belt.

Subject Categories:

  • Astrophysics
  • Atmospheric Physics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE