Radiation measurements in the stratosphere

Denis Pantel, Yago Gonzalez, Mickael Gedion, Frédéric Wrobel, Jean Roch Vaillé, Frédéric Saigné

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Abstract

We report a stratospheric balloon flight with the REXIIS/BEXUS program in which we use a silicon diode based particles detector. We essentially detect protons and show that the number of detected protons is directly correlated with the altitude.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 20th ESA Symposium on European Rocket and Balloon Programmes and Related Research
Pages331-335
Number of pages5
StatePublished - Dec 1 2011
Event20th ESA Symposium on European Rocket and Balloon Programmes and Related Research - Hyere, France
Duration: May 22 2011May 26 2011

Publication series

NameEuropean Space Agency, (Special Publication) ESA SP
Volume700 SP
ISSN (Print)0379-6566

Other

Other20th ESA Symposium on European Rocket and Balloon Programmes and Related Research
CountryFrance
CityHyere
Period5/22/115/26/11

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Keywords

  • Cosmic rays
  • Neutrons
  • Protons
  • REXUS-BEXUS
  • Real-time test
  • Stratospheric balloons

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Space and Planetary Science

Cite this

Pantel, D., Gonzalez, Y., Gedion, M., Wrobel, F., Vaillé, J. R., & Saigné, F. (2011). Radiation measurements in the stratosphere. In Proceedings of the 20th ESA Symposium on European Rocket and Balloon Programmes and Related Research (pp. 331-335). (European Space Agency, (Special Publication) ESA SP; Vol. 700 SP).