Identification of an Unexpected Space Radiation Hazard
AEROSPACE CORP EL SEGUNDO CA TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS
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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.
- Atmospheric Physics