An earth–orbiting extreme ultraviolet (EUV) spectroscopic mission, EXtreme ultraviolet speCtroscope for ExosphEric Dynamics explore (EXCEED) that will be launched in2012 is now under development. The EXCEED mission will carry out out–of–atmosphere observations of EUV (60–145 nm) emissions from tenuous plasmas around the planets (Mercury, Mars, Venus, and Jupiter). In this paper, we will introducethe general mission overview, the instrument, and the scientific targets.
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- Earth and Planetary Sciences(all)
- Environmental Science(all)