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Galileo EPD Data

 

Fundamental Technologies, LLC provides data products for the EPD instrument onboard the Galileo spacecraft. The Energetic Particle Detector (EPD) instrument was designed to measure the characteristics of particle populations important in determining the size, shape and dynamics of the Jovian magnetosphere. To do this the EPD provided 4pi angular coverage and spectral measurements for Z >= 1 ions from 20 keV to 55 MeV, for electrons from 15 keV to > 11 MeV, and for the elemental species helium through iron from approximately 10 keV per nucl to 15 MeV per nucl. 

 

Galileo EPD Data Analysis Handbook

 

 

To view EPD data, please choose a data type and category in the menus below. 

 

   

 

 

 

If you'd prefer to browse the legacy data site in a seperate window, click here.

 


Updated 1/2/19, Cameron Crane

QUICK FACTS

Manufacturer: The Galileo Spacecraft was manufactured by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Messerschmitt-Bölkow-Blohm, General Electric, and the Hughes Aircraft Company.

Mission Duration: Galileo was planned to have a mission duration of around 8 years, but was kept in operation for 13 years, 11 months, and 3 days, until it was destroyed in a controlled impact with Jupiter on September 21, 2003.

Destination: Galileo's destination was Jupiter and its moons, which it orbitted for 7 years, 9 months, and 13 days.