The Impact of Space Weather on Satellites

Aurora viewed from the International Space Station
Auroral beads seen from the International Space Station on Sept. 17, 2011. Aurora are visible markers of space weather processes around Earth. Image courtesy NASA.

Monitoring the Space Environment

ECP-Lite is a small suite of eight sub-sensors can monitor space weather’s impact on its host. A unique part of the payload is a plank (photo right) inscribed with 46 names, as a tribute to their support of the ECP-Lite mission — a project which required collaboration across different teams and locations.

Accelerating Awareness for Resilient Space Systems

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