Questions tagged [swri]

Questions related to the Southwest Research Institute or space missions that they are involved in. See https://www.swri.org/

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How will PUNCH produce 3D images of CMEs from LEO?

According to the Eureka Alert NASA selects SwRI's PUNCH mission to image beyond the Sun's outer corona: The four spacecraft will fly in a distributed formation spread around the globe, operating in ...
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If Juno's long orbit means a lower rate of radiation damage, why the planned short orbit?

The Juno Spacecraft (also Wikipedia, launch 05-Aug-2011, Jupiter orbit insertion 05-Jul-2016) was scheduled for a burn to reduce it's period from about 54 days to 14 days, while maintaining a ...