Space Environments

  • Marcelo Famá
  • Jaime Estela


Space environments are a critical factor for a satellite mission due to the degradation of the electronic devices and other components. In this chapter all radiation phenomena like Earth’s magnetic field, radiation belts, cosmic rays, solar flares, etc., are described in detail.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marcelo Famá
    • 1
  • Jaime Estela
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Comisión Nacional de Energía AtómicaBuenos AiresArgentina
  2. 2.Spectrum Aerospace GroupMunichGermany
  3. 3.Spectrum Aerospace GroupLimaPeru

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