CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - DICE -
Full Name Dynamic Ionosphere CubeSat Experiment Status Operational (extended)
Mission Agencies NASA Launch Date 28 Oct 2011
Mission Links mission site EOL Date Oct 2026
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Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period 101 minutes
Orbit Sense Orbit Inclination 98.7 deg
Orbit Altitude 824 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST 10:30 Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications DICE (Dynamic Ionosphere CubeSat Experiment) is an exploratory space weather mission, launched by NASA. It consists of a constellation of two 1.5U CubeSat form factor satellites (DICE-1 and DICE-2). Its objective is the measurement of ionosphere plasma density and its effects on communication, surveillance and navigation systems.
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