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SunJammer Technology Demonstration

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        individualName:  William Denig
        organisationName:  DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
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                voice:  303 497-6323
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                city:  Boulder
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    dateStamp:  2013-11-08
    metadataStandardName:  ISO 19115-2 Geographic Information - Metadata - Part 2: Extensions for Imagery and Gridded Data
    metadataStandardVersion:  ISO 19115-2:2009(E)
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    referenceSystemInfo:
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            title:  SunJammer Technology Demonstration
            date:  (CI_Date)
                date:  2013-06-24
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                code:  Solar Wind Data
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        abstract:  The Sunjammer Project is a NASA funded contract to L?Garde Inc. to fly a solar sail demonstration for a period of approximately one year. L?Garde is also partnered in this mission with Space Services Holdings Inc. (SSHI) who will conduct all commercial activities associated with the mission such as memorial services, advertising, sponsorship (SSHI fill in) NASA will provide a government frequency allocation for the conduct of this mission. NASA, as the government user of the government acquired frequency will maintain authority to terminate the mission transmissions throughout the operating life of the Sunjammer mission.
        purpose:  The NGDC Solar and Terrestrial Physics (STP) division provides scientific data stewardship of solar-terrestrial datasets in compliance with NOAA Administrative Order (NAO) 212-15, "Management of Environmental and Geospatial Data and Information", dated 04 Nov 10. Scientific Data Stewardship includes the Archive, Access, and Assessment (AAA) of operational and related solar and space environmental datasets.
        credit:  Data access provided by the NOAA Solar and Terrestrial Physics Division.
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            individualName:  William Denig
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                    administrativeArea:  Colorado
                    postalCode:  80305-3337
                    country:  U.S.A.
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            fileName:  ftp://ftp.ngdc.noaa.gov/STP/space-weather/satellite-data/satellite-systems/sunjammer/browse_sunjammer.jpg
            fileDescription:  Cartoon of the SunJammer deployed solar sail.
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                title:  NASA/GCMD Earth Science Keywords; Olsen, L.M., G. Major, K. Shein, J. Scialdone, R. Vogel, S. Leicester, H. Weir, S. Ritz, T. Stevens, M. Meaux, C.Solomon, R. Bilodeau, M. Holland, T. Northcutt, R. A. Restrepo, 2007 . NASA/Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Earth Science Keywords. Version 6.0.0.0.0.
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                title:  NASA/GCMD Location Keywords; Olsen, L.M., G. Major, K. Shein, J. Scialdone, R. Vogel, S. Leicester, H. Weir, S. Ritz, T. Stevens, M. Meaux, C.Solomon, R. Bilodeau, M. Holland, T. Northcutt, R. A. Restrepo, 2007 . NASA/Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Earth Science Keywords. Version 6.0.0.0.0.
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                title:  NASA/GCMD Instrument Keywords; Olsen, L.M., G. Major, K. Shein, J. Scialdone, R. Vogel, S. Leicester, H. Weir, S. Ritz, T. Stevens, M. Meaux, C.Solomon, R. Bilodeau, M. Holland, T. Northcutt, R. A. Restrepo, 2007 . NASA/Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Earth Science Keywords. Version 6.0.0.0.0.
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                title:  NASA/GCMD Platform Keywords; Olsen, L.M., G. Major, K. Shein, J. Scialdone, R. Vogel, S. Leicester, H. Weir, S. Ritz, T. Stevens, M. Meaux, C.Solomon, R. Bilodeau, M. Holland, T. Northcutt, R. A. Restrepo, 2007 . NASA/Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Earth Science Keywords. Version 6.0.0.0.0.
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                title:  NASA/GCMD Data Center Keywords; Olsen, L.M., G. Major, K. Shein, J. Scialdone, R. Vogel, S. Leicester, H. Weir, S. Ritz, T. Stevens, M. Meaux, C.Solomon, R. Bilodeau, M. Holland, T. Northcutt, R. A. Restrepo, 2007 . NASA/Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Earth Science Keywords. Version 6.0.0.0.0.
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                    date:  2007
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                title:  NASA/GCMD Project Keywords; Olsen, L.M., G. Major, K. Shein, J. Scialdone, R. Vogel, S. Leicester, H. Weir, S. Ritz, T. Stevens, M. Meaux, C.Solomon, R. Bilodeau, M. Holland, T. Northcutt, R. A. Restrepo, 2007 . NASA/Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Earth Science Keywords. Version 6.0.0.0.0
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                    date:  2007
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            otherConstraints:  Access Constraints: None Use Constraints: None Distribution Liability: While every effort has been made to ensure that these data are accurate and reliable within the limits of the current state of the art, NOAA cannot assume liability for any damages caused by any errors or omissions in the data, nor as a result of the failure of the data to function on a particular system. NOAA makes no warranty, expressed or implied, nor does the fact of distribution constitute such a warranty.
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        language:  eng; U.S.A.
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                    endPosition:  2019-12-31
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        supplementalInformation:  The SunJammer mission is a NASA technology demonstration program
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                individualName:  William Denig
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                        postalCode:  80305-3337
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                        linkage: http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/stp/spaceweather.html
                        name:  Space Weather
                        description:  Numerous datasets pertaining to space environmental measurements.
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                    contactInstructions:  Contact Data Center // ngdc.info@noaa.gov // (303) 497-6826
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                fees:  Data can be downloaded free of charge from the NGDC Solar and Terrestrial Physics (STP) division.
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            evaluationMethodDescription:  SunJammer is scheduled to be launched in 1QFY14.[DQ_CompletenessCommission]
            result:
        report:  (DQ_DomainConsistency)
            evaluationMethodDescription:  SunJammer will measure properties of the solar wind and the Interplanetary Magnetic Field (IMF) from 2 x L1 Lagrangian Point. [DQ_DomainConsistency]
            result:
        report:  (DQ_ConceptualConsistency)
            measureDescription:  SunJammer is the NASA technology demonstration program to test the feasibility of solar sails for future spacecraft missions. SunJammer will also measure properties of the solar wind and interplanetary magnetic field at 2 x L1. [DQ_ConceptualConsistency]
            result:
        report:  (DQ_FormatConsistency)
            evaluationMethodDescription:  SunJammer file formats are [TBD].[DQ_FormatConsistenct]
            result:
        report:  (DQ_TopologicalConsistency)
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            evaluationMethodDescription:  SunJammer satellite operations will be managed by L'Garde Inc. [DQ_AbsoluteExternalPositionalAccuracy]
            result:
        report:  (DQ_ThematicClassificationCorrectness)
            evaluationMethodDescription:  Sunjammer will provide 1-to-2 hour advanced warnings of deleterious solar weather conditions.[DQ_ThematicClassificationCorrectness]
            result:
        report:  (DQ_GriddedDataPositionalAccuracy)
            evaluationMethodDescription:  TBD [DQ_GriddedDataPositionalAccuracy
            result:
        report:  (DQ_AccuracyOfATimeMeasurement)
            evaluationMethodDescription:  SunJammer measurements will be tagged to Univeral Time Coordinated (UTC). Accuracy is presently unknown - TBD.[DQ_AccuracyOfATimeMeasurement]
            result:
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            statement:  SunJammer data and products provided by the NOAA/NESDIS National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC) in coorperation with NOAA/NWS Space Weather Prediction Center (SWPC).[LI_Lineage]
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                description:  SunJammer processing is [TBD].[LI_ProcessStep]
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                  DateTime:  2013-06-24T21:00:00
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                    individualName:  William Denig
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                            date:  2013-06-28
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                                description:  SunJammer is a 2-year [TBD] technology demonstration program having a launch date in 4QCY2014
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                                endPosition:  2015-10-31
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                                description:  The Solar - Terrestrial Physics (STP) Division of NGDC provides scientific stewardship of NOAA's space weather data and products, geomagnetic observatory and station data, and nighttime observations of the Earth.
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                            beginPosition:  1957-10-24
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        maintenanceAndUpdateFrequency:  (MD_MaintenanceFrequencyCode) annually
        dateOfNextUpdate:  2012-09-30
        updateScope:  (MD_ScopeCode)
        updateScopeDescription:  (MD_ScopeDescription)
            dataset:  The SunJammer metadata will be updated as needed and reviewed at least annually.
        maintenanceNote:  This metadata was automatically generated from the Content Standard for Digital Geospatial Metadata: Extensions for Remote Sensing Metadata standard version FGDC-STD-012-2002 using the June 2011 version of the FGDC RSE to ISO 19115-2 transform. The Spatial Reference Information is not currently mapped over to ISO but will be mapped in future versions.
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            individualName:  William Denig
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                    city:  Boulder
                    administrativeArea:  Colorado
                    postalCode:  80305-3337
                    country:  U.S.A.
                    electronicMailAddress:  william.denig@noaa.gov
                hoursOfService:  9:00 - 5:00 Mountain
            role:  (CI_RoleCode) custodian
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            description:  Solar Wind
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                type:  SunJammer Spacecraft