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The Interstellar Probe: A Frontier Mission to the Heliospheric Boundary and Interstellar Space

Holzer, T.E. and Mewaldt, R. A. and Neugebauer, M. (1991) The Interstellar Probe: A Frontier Mission to the Heliospheric Boundary and Interstellar Space. In: Proceedings of the 22nd International Cosmic Ray Conference. Vol.2. Institute for Advanced Studies , Dublin, Ireland, pp. 535-538. https://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20141007-160856926

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Abstract

The Interstellar Probe mission would be designed to cross the solar wind termination shock and heliopause and make a significant penetration into interstellar space, thereby providing the first comprehensive in situ studies of the plasma, energetic particles, cosmic rays, fields, gas, and dust in the nearby Galaxy. We report on the scientific rationale and requirements for this mission, including its unique opportunities for cosmic ray studies.


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Additional Information:© Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies. Provided by the NASA Astrophysics Data System. We are grateful to NASA's Space Physics Division for supporting this study and to the participants in the Interstellar Probe Workshop for their enthusiastic hard work and valuable contributions.
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