Michelson Interferometer for Global High-Resolution Thermospheric Imaging (MIGHTI): Instrument Design and Calibration

@article{Englert2017MichelsonIF,
  title={Michelson Interferometer for Global High-Resolution Thermospheric Imaging (MIGHTI): Instrument Design and Calibration},
  author={C. Englert and J. Harlander and Charles M. Brown and K. Marr and I. Miller and J. E. Stump and J. Hancock and James Q. Peterson and J. Kumler and W. Morrow and T. Mooney and S. Ellis and S. Mende and S. Harris and M. Stevens and J. Makela and B. Harding and T. Immel},
  journal={Space Science Reviews},
  year={2017},
  volume={212},
  pages={553-584}
}
The Michelson Interferometer for Global High-resolution Thermospheric Imaging (MIGHTI) instrument was built for launch and operation on the NASA Ionospheric Connection Explorer (ICON) mission. The instrument was designed to measure thermospheric horizontal wind velocity profiles and thermospheric temperature in altitude regions between 90 km and 300 km, during day and night. For the wind measurements it uses two perpendicular fields of view pointed at the Earth’s limb, observing the Doppler… Expand
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