The EXCEED mission

Ichiro Yoshikawa, Kazuo Yoshioka, Go Murakami, Gentaro Ogawa, Munetaka Ueno, Atsushi Yamazaki, Kazunori Uemizu, Shingo Kameda, Fuminori Tsuchiya, Masato Kagitani, Naoki Terada, Yasumasa Kasaba

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An earth–orbiting extreme ultraviolet (EUV) spectroscopic mission, EXtreme ultraviolet speCtroscope for ExosphEric Dynamics explore (EXCEED) that will be launched in2012 is now under development. The EXCEED mission will carry out out–of–atmosphere observations of EUV (60–145 nm) emissions from tenuous plasmas around the planets (Mercury, Mars, Venus, and Jupiter). In this paper, we will introducethe general mission overview, the instrument, and the scientific targets.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAdvances in Geosciences
Subtitle of host publicationVolume 25: Planetary Science (PS)
PublisherWorld Scientific Publishing Co.
Number of pages13
ISBN (Electronic)9789814355377
ISBN (Print)9814355364, 9789814355360
Publication statusPublished - 2011 Jan 1


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