Small Explorer


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Small Explorer

(SMEX) See Explorers.
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For a Small Explorer, the scientific output has been tremendous," said Eric Christian, IBEX mission scientist at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland.
For a list of all 12 of the NASA Small Explorer satellites and their purposes, see SkyandTelescope.
With my secondary mentor, I used a (computer-aided design) tool to iterate the design of a proposed small explorer satellite.
Another factor, says Small Explorer program manager Nickolus O.
The GEMS contract was awarded to Orbital under the space agency's Small Explorer (SMEX) series of cost efficient and highly productive space science satellites.
NASA has announced five candidates for the next two Small Explorer missions, which are scheduled for launch in 2007-8; a final decision will be made in late 2004.
The NuSTAR satellite is part of the NASA's Small Explorer series of smaller-sized spacecraft designed to carry out highly productive Earth and space science investigations.
Launched in early December as part of the Small Explorer program, SWAS completed its initial calibrations in only a couple of weeks.
Another Small Explorer is scheduled for launch in late February.
SWAS is a Small Explorer mission and part of NASA's Origins program.
The NuSTAR satellite is part of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Small Explorer series of smaller-sized spacecraft designed to carry out highly productive Earth and space science investigations.
The AIM mission is part of NASA's ongoing series of Small Explorer (SMEX) missions that use smaller-sized satellites to carry out Earth or space science missions.

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