The Radioscience Experiment on New Horizons

Abstract

REX is the Radioscience Experiment in the payload on the New Horizons spacecraft en-route to its encounter with Pluto in July of 2015. REX will obtain the temperature and pressure profiles of Pluto's tenuous atmosphere while measuring radiometric temperature, gravitational moments and ionosphere structure. Additional targets of opportunity, at lower… (More)

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