12-16 November 2018
ESA/ESTEC
Europe/Amsterdam timezone

Space Environments

12 Nov 2018, 09:30
1h
Newton 1-2 (ESA/ESTEC)

Newton 1-2

ESA/ESTEC

Keplerlaan 1, 2200 AG Noordwijk The Netherlands

Speaker

Mr Hugh Evans (ESA/TEC-EPS)

Description

This talk presents the various radiation environments encountered by any spacecraft wandering in space, from LEO to interplanetary. For each of these environments, the potentially harmful phenomena - mainly trapped radiation, galactic cosmic rays and solar particle events - are presented as well as their degrading effects on spacecraft electronic systems.

Primary author

Mr Hugh Evans (ESA/TEC-EPS)

Presentation Materials