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  • News - Operational News

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    Swarm EFI LP partial data gap between 7 and 11 December 2021

    Some EFI-TII Gain Map Calibration was executed on the three Swarm spacecraft between 7 and 11 December 2021

  • News - Operational News

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    Update on Swarm Field-Aligned Current Dual (FAC_AC) data missing from 7 November 2021

    As a follow-up of the news published on 23 November 2021, we want to update Swarm users about the missing Field-Aligned Current Dual (FAC_TMS_2F) data since 7 November 2021. 

  • News - Success Stories

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    Swarm’s orbital dance: counter-rotating and closer, for the benefit of science

    Since variations in Earth’s magnetic field directly reflect the flow of fluid in the outermost core, new information from Swarm will further our understanding of the physics and dynamics of Earth's stormy heart—and the satellites are recently flying in a counter-rotating phase and closer in their separation, to enable scientists to discover new elements.

  • Data - Announcement of Opportunity

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    Announcement of Opportunity for NoR

    ESA invites submissions for the Network of Resources (NoR) call, which aims to support research, development and pre-commercial users to innovate their working practices, moving from a data download paradigm towards a 'bring the user to the data' paradigm.

  • Mission - Earth Explorers

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    Swarm

    Swarm is dedicated to creating a highly detailed survey of the Earth’s geomagnetic field and its temporal evolution as well as the electric field in the atmosphere using a constellation of three identical satellites.

  • Instrument - Radar Altimeters

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    STR (Swarm)

    The Swarm Star Trackers retrieve information on the precise satellite orientation and attitude.

  • Instrument - Accelerometers

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    ACC (Swarm)

    The Accelerometer measures the Swarm satellite’s non-gravitational acceleration in its respective orbit.

  • Instrument - GPS

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    GPSR and LRR (Swarm)

    Each Swarm satellite is equipped with a Laser Retro-Reflector for external calibration and validation of the on-board GPS receiver.

  • Instrument - MAGNETOMETERS

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    VFM

    The Vector Field Magnetometer (VFM) is the primary instrument carried aboard the Swarm satellites.

  • Instrument - MAGNETOMETERS

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    ASM

    The Absolute Scalar Magnetometer on the Swarm satellites measures the strength of the magnetic field.

  • Instrument - Magnetic Field/Electric Field Instruments

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    EFI

    The Electric Field Instrument (EFI) aboard the Swarm satellites is the first 3D ionospheric imager in space.

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