ISS-IMAP is on the exposed facility (EF) of Japanese experimental module ‘Kibou’ on International Space Station.
Sharing one port of EF with other 4 missions including GLIMS for lightning observation, and engineering experiments.
ISS-IMAP will make imaging observation of the Earth’s upper atmosphere from exposed facility of international space station in visible-light and EUV with two sets of imagers, EUVI and VISI.
Extreme UltraViolet Imager：EUVI
- Resonant scattering: 83.4nm (O+),30.4nm (He+)
- Observation in the day side and the night side
- Limb observation in backward. FOV 15 deg.
- Weight 19.3kg, Size 170 x 370 x 480 mm
Visible and Infrared Spectral Imager: VISI
- Airglow 730nm (OH, Alt. 85km), 762nm (O2, Alt. 95km), 630nm(O, Alt. 250km)
- Observation in the night side
- Nadir observation: Two slits of forward and backward looking
- Weight 14.5kg, Size 416 x 335 x 223mm