MIRL Projects

Ground-based

Space-based

Sounding Rocket Payloads
NASA ### Mission: Launch Date:
36.303 36.304

ISINGLASS
Ionospheric Structuring: In Situ and Ground-based Low Altitude Studies

Feb. 2017

52.002

RENU 2
Rocket Experiment for Neutral Upwelling-2

Dec. 2015

36.273

MICA
Magnetosphere-Ionosphere Coupling

Feb. 2012

40.026

RENU
Rocket Experiment for Neutral Upwelling

Dec. 2010

40.023

CASCADES 2
Changing Aurora: in Situ and Camera Analyses of Dynamic Electron precipitation Structures-2

Mar. 2009

36.242

ACES
Auroral Current and Electrodynamics Structure

Jan. 2009

40.021

SCIFER 2
Sounding of the Cusp Ion Fountain Energization Region-2

Jan. 2008

40.020

ROPA
Rocket Observations of Pulsating Aurora

Feb. 2007

40.017

CASCADES
Changing Aurora: in situ and Camera Analyses of Dynamic Electron Precipitation Structures

Mar. 2005

35.035

SERSIO
Svalbard EISCAT Rocket Study of Ion Outflows

Jan. 2004

Auroral Dayside:

40.012

CAPER:Cleft Accelerated Plasma Experiment Rocket

Jan. 1999

Auroral Nightside:

40.014

SIERRA:
Sounding of the Ion Energization Region: Resolving Ambiguities

Jan. 2002

35.032 Enstrophy Feb. 1999
40.013

APEX:
Active Plasma EXperiment

Jan. 1999
40.011 Auroral Turbulence II
Torbert; Poker Flat, AK
Feb. 1997
40.010

PHAZE II
Physics of the Auroral Zone Electrons II

Feb. 1997
40.007 AMICIST
Arnoldy; Poker Flat
Feb. 1995

Mesosphere:

30.049
30.050
30.051
30.052
Dust Darts Mar. 2002
21.117 Sudden Atom Layers Feb. 1998

Other successful rocket launches with UNH instrumentation:

36.111 Thunderstorm III
Kelley; Wallops Flight Center
Sep. 1995
40.005 Auroral Turbulence
Torbert; Poker Flat, AK
Jul. 1994
35.029 WISP II
Kintner; Wallops Flight Center, VA
Jul. 1993
40.003 PHAZE
Arnoldy; Poker Flat, AK
Jul. 1993
36.071 Soliton
Kelley; Puerto Rico
Jun. 1992
40.001 TOPAZ 3
Kintner; Poker Flat, AK
Feb. 1991
21.102 NEED 2
Pfaff; Norway
Oct 1990
35.028 WISP
Taylor (GSFC); Wallops Flight Center, VA
Apr. 1990
35.020 ARCS 4
Arnoldy; Poker Flat, AK
Feb. 1990
39.002 SCEX 3
Kellogg; Poker Flat, AK
1990
35.019 CRIT 2
Torbert; Wallops Flight Center
May 1989
21.098 NEED
Pfaff; Norway
Nov. 1988
27.120 TR 2
Kelley; Wallops Flight Center, VA
Jul. 1988
36.015 ECHO VII
Winckler; Poker Flat, AK
Feb. 1988
35.017 TOPAZ 2
Kintner; Poker Flat, AK
Jan. 1988
36.013 WIPP
Kintner/Arnoldy; Wallops Flight Center
Jul. 1987
35.012 TOPAZ
Arnoldy/Cahill; Greenland
Feb. 1985
29.015 ARCS 3
Arnoldy/Cahill; Greenland
Feb. 1985
36.002 ECHO VI
Wickler; Poker Flat, AK
Mar. 1983
36.001 ARCS 2
Arnoldy/Cahill; Poker Flat, AK
Nov. 1982
29.014 ARCS 1
Cahill; Poker Flat, AK
Jan. 1980
NTNF Ferdinand 50 / Corobier Test
Jan. 1980
12.037 ECHO V
Winckler; Poker Flat
Nov. 1979
18.1005
18.1004
ASR 5, ASR 6
Cahill; Poker Flat, AK
Jan/Feb 1977
21.027 ECHO IV
Winckler; Poker Flat, AK
Jan. 1976
18.165
18.166
ASR 3, ASR 4
Arnoldy; Poker Flat, AK
Mar. 1975
18.152 ASR 2
Cahill; Poker Flat, AK
Mar. 1973
18.151 ASR 1
Cahill; Poker Flat, AK
Oct. 1972
21.005 ECHO II
Winckler; Fort Churchill
Sep. 1972
18.073 Lockwood; Wallops Mar. 1972
18.92
18.93
UNH 70-2, UNH 70-3
Substorm, Poker Flat, AK
Nov. 1970
18.72 Lockwood; Wallops Flight Center, VA Jul. 1970
18.91 UNH 70-1
Cahill; Fort Churchill, CA (Substorm)
Apr. 1970
18.109 (?) Heppner, Poker Flat, AK Mar. 1970
18.39
18.40
18.41
18.42
UNH 68-2, 68-3, 68-4, 68-2: Energetic Particles
PI: Potter & Cahill, UNH
Launch site: Fort Churchill, Can.
Apr. 24 1968
Apr. 25 1968
Apr. 30 1968
May 3 1968
18.38 UNH 68-1: E-Field & Auroral Studies
PI: L. Cahill, UNH
Launch site: Fort Churchill, Can.
Feb. 6 1968
18.29 UNH 67-2: Cosmic-Ray Intensities
PI: Lockwood, UNH
Launch site: Fort Churchill, Manitoba
Jun. 6 1967
18.28 UNH 67-1: Energetic Particles
PI: Lockwood, UNH
Launch site: Natal, Brazil
Mar. 27 1967
18.27 UNH 66-2: Energetic Particles
PI: Lockwood, UNH
Launch site: Wallops Island, VA
Nov. 20 1966
14.183 UNH 66-1: Particles & Fields
PI: Lockwood, UNH
Launch site: Fort Churchill, Can.
Aug. 24 1966
14.185
14.184
14.186
UNH 65-6, 65-7, 65-8: Energetic Particles
PI: Houston, Lockwood, UNH
Launch site: Ship-based
Apr. 2 1965
Apr. 5 1965
Apr. 13 1965
14.85
14.83
14.07
14.84
UNH 65-2, 65-2, 65-4, 65-5: Eq. Electrojet
PI: L. Cahill, UNH
Launch site: Ship-based (near Peru)
Mar. 9 1965
Mar. 10 1965
Mar. 12 1965
Mar. 12 1965
14.60
14.61
UNH 64-5, 65-1: Energetic Particles
PI: Chupp, Houston, Lockwood, UNH
Launch site: Wallops Island, VA
Dec. 7 1964
Feb. 3 1965
14.79
14.80
14.81
14.82
UNH 64-1, 64-2, 64-3, 64-4: Eq. Electrojet
PI: L. Cahill, UNH
Launch site: Thumba, India
Jan. 1964
14.06 UNH 63-1: Electrojet
PI: L. Cahill, UNH
Launch site: Wallops Island, VA
Sep. 9 1963
14.03
14.04
14.05
UNH 61-1, 61-2, 61-3: Magnetic Fields
PI: L. Cahill, UNH
Launch site: Wallops Island, VA
Jul. 14 1961
Jul. 14 1961
Jul. 20 1961