Determines the major charge states of oxygen and iron and creates a coarse mapping of the three-dimensional velocity distribution of some prominent minor species.
Demonstrates the use of quadrature rotating electric field mills to measure magnitude and direction of the electric field at the sensor surface.
Part of a multi-national plan to investigate in depth the electrodynamic system that comprises the space environment of Planet Earth.
Conducting a detailed reconnaissance of Europa from orbit through the measurement of plasma currents with dual frequency radar sounding.
Measures low density, low charge pick-up ions from extra-solar sources