Fast Auroral SnapshoT Explorer (FAST) Data Archive
Entry ID: FAST

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Summary
Abstract: The Fast Auroral SnapshoT (FAST), the second mission in NASA's Small Explorer
Satellite Program (SMEX), is a satellite designed to study Earth's aurora. This
highly successful spacecraft has helped scientists answer fundamental questions
about the causes and makeup of the aurora. FAST was launched on August 21, 1996
from a Pegasus rocket into a highly elliptical orbit. It crosses Earth's
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Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: FAST Team
Dataset Title: FAST Data Archive
Dataset Release Place: Berkeley, CA
Dataset Publisher: University of California-Berkeley, Space Sciences Lab
Online Resource: http://sprg.ssl.berkeley.edu/fast/
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1996-08-21
ISO Topic Category
Data Set Progress
IN WORK
Originating Center
Data Center
Space Sciences Laboratory, University of California, Berkeley Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.ssl.berkeley.edu/

Data Center Personnel
Name: CHARLES W. CARLSON
Phone: 510-642-1478
Email: cwc at ssl.berkeley.edu
Contact Address:
University of California-Berkeley
Space Science Lab
7 Gauss Way
City: Berkeley
Province or State: CA
Postal Code: 94720-7450
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Media: online www
Fees: none
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2004-12-14
Last DIF Revision Date: 2005-10-31
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