Helios Data Archive Fact Sheet

Helios Data Archive Helios 1 and 2 data revisited SSL hosts the most comprehensive, single, archive of the in-situ Helios 1 and 2 data along with previously unavailable documentation on the different spacecraft instruments and their operation, datasets, and early data processing. The Helios mission serves as a tremendous asset to the entire solar and […]


PSP/FIELDs Instrument on Parker Solar Probe Parker Solar Probe will swoop to within 4 million miles of the Sun’s surface, facing heat and radiation like no spacecraft before it. Launched on Aug. 12, 2018, Parker Solar Probe will provide new data on solar activity and make critical contributions to our ability to forecast major space-weather […]

GRIPS Fact Sheet

GRIPS SOLAR & HELIOSPHERIC The balloon-borne Gamma-Ray Imager/Polarimeter for Solar flares (GRIPS) instrument will provide a near-optimal combination of high-resolution imaging, spectroscopy, and polarimetry of solar-flare gamma-ray/hard X-ray emissions from ~20 keV to >~10 MeV. GRIPS launched on January 19, 2016, for a long-duration flight over Antarctica at an altitude of up to 130,000 feet.  “>”>PARTNERS “>”>PI “>”>TEAM “>”>SPONSORS “>”>SCHEDULE “>”>LOCATION

CGEM Fact Sheet

CGEM SOLAR & HELIOSPHERIC The Coronal Global Evolutionary Model, or CGEM, is a NASA/NSF funded Living With a Star Strategic Capability between UC Berkeley, Stanford University and Lockheed Martin Space and Astrophysics Laboratory. CGEM’s goal is to improve our understanding of the corona of the Sun — to develop and evaluate a model for the evolution of […]