CEP 1 (Cylindrical Electrostatic Probe 1) or CEPE (Cylindrical Electrostatic Probe Experiment) was a piggy-back experiment mounted on the second stage of the Delta-N6 rocket, which launched the NOAA 1 weather satellite.
CEP 1 was designed to obtain data on electron density, temperature and ion current.
|Type / Application:||Research|
|Configuration:||Experiments on Delta second stage|
|Propulsion:||None in orbit|
|Orbit:||1426 km × 1484 km, 101.7°|
|CEP 1 (CEPE)||1970-106B||11.12.1970||Va SLC-2W||Delta-N6||with NOAA 1|