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Payload 08 Information


Payload Flight Number:

2007 - 08
Institution:

West Virginia University
Payload Title:

High Altitude Cosmic Radiation Detector

Student Leader:
  • John H. Brewer
  • Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
  • West Virginia University
  • 435 Dunkard Ave.
  • Morgan Town,WV 26501
  • Email:brewerj2@asme.org
  • Cell:304-290-5635
Faculty Advisor:
  • John Kuhlman, Mike Palmer
  • Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
  • West Virginia University
  • ESB 317
  • P.O. Box 6106
  • Morgantown, WV 26506
  • Email:john.kuhlman@mail.wvu.edu
  • Office:304-293-3111 x 2328
  • Cell:304-685-6646
  • Fax:304-293-6689
Payload class:
Small
Payload ID Number:
08
Mass:
0.9 kg
Current:
0.5 A
Serial Commands:
No
Discrete Commands:
No
Payload Specification & Integration Plan
Due:
Delivered:
Payload Integration Certification
Scheduled:
Actual:
Flight Operation Plan
Due:
Delivered:
Final Flight / Science Report
Due:
Delivered:
Abstract:
The payload will study the variation of cosmic radiation with altitude and time in the atmosphere. Two detectors each viewed by a photomultiplier tube will be used to provide singles, coincident and accidental counting rates to determine the flux of radiation as a function of altitude.
Payload Integration Plan:
Payload_08.pdf

Science Report:
Flight_Report.pdf

Monthly Briefings: