The Mars Odyssey experiments in the third interplanetary network

K. Hurley, I. Mitrofanov, S. Charyshnikov, V. Grinkov, A. Kozyrev, M. Litvak, A. Sanin, W. Boynton, C. Fellows, K. Harshman, C. Shinohara, R. Starr

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Abstract

The Mars Odyssey spacecraft carries two experiments which are capable of detecting cosmic gamma-ray bursts and soft gamma repeaters. Since April 2001 they have detected approximately 200 bursts and, in conjunction with the other spacecraft of the interplanetary network, localized many of them rapidly and precisely enough to allow sensitive multi-wavelength counterpart searches. We present the Mars Odyssey mission and describe the two experiments.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1312-1315
Number of pages4
JournalAdvances in Space Research
Volume38
Issue number7
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2006

Keywords

  • Experiments
  • Gamma-rays: bursts
  • Soft-gamma repeaters

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Astronomy and Astrophysics
  • Geophysics
  • Atmospheric Science
  • Space and Planetary Science
  • Earth and Planetary Sciences(all)

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    Hurley, K., Mitrofanov, I., Charyshnikov, S., Grinkov, V., Kozyrev, A., Litvak, M., Sanin, A., Boynton, W., Fellows, C., Harshman, K., Shinohara, C., & Starr, R. (2006). The Mars Odyssey experiments in the third interplanetary network. Advances in Space Research, 38(7), 1312-1315. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.asr.2004.12.062