國立中央大學太空科學與科技研究中心
Center for Astronautical Physics and Engineering

July 2018

【中大新聞】第13期:Smallsats making a big breakthrough: GISS student joins international team to win first place at the UNISEC Pre5th mission idea contest.

Pasted Graphic 1Ms Duann Yi, a graduate student at the Graduate Institute of Space Science(GISS) at
NCU, teamed up with fellow students William Evonovsky from the University of
Colorado and Kaustubh Anand Kandi from the Indian Institute of Space Science and
Technology(IIST) to participate in the Pre5th Mission Idea Contest(MIC) established
by University Space Engineering Consortium (UNISEC) in Rome, Italy, at the end of
2017. They proposed the idea of a satellite constellation for ionosphere exploration
by combining Taiwan’s FORMOSAT-5 with IDEASSat(Ionosphere Dynamics Explorer
and Attitude Subsystem Satellite)/INSPIRESat-2 and INSPIRESat-1 of the
INSPIRE(International Satellite Program in Research and Education) global
Collaboration Program. The idea won first place of the Pre5th MIC!
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【中大新聞】第13期:The supersonic “BOW WAVE” in the sonic boom caused by a solar eclipse: the first-time discovery made by Dr. Liu Jann-Yenq and his research team.


shadowAbout 9:30 local time on August 21,2017, the supersonic Moon shadow during the total solar eclipse induced the ionospheric bow waves in the State of Oregon (and California) in the United States. (photo: Dr. Liu Jann-Yenq)
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