IZMIRAN

Summary

Pushkov Institute of Terrestrial Magnetism, Ionosphere and Radiowave Propagation
AbbreviationIZMIRAN
FormationOctober 11, 1939[1]
TypeInstitute of RAS
HeadquartersTroitsk, Moscow, Russia
Official language
Russian
Directors
Vladimir Dmitrievich Kuznetsov(since 2004)
Main organ
RAS
Staff
600 including 300 employees[2]
Websitewww.izmiran.ru

The Pushkov Institute of Terrestrial Magnetism, Ionosphere and Radiowave Propagation of the Russian Academy of Sciences (IZMIRAN, Russian: Институт земного магнетизма, ионосферы и распространения радиоволн им. Н. В. Пушкова Российской Академии наук, ИЗМИРАН) is a scientific institution of the Russian Academy of Sciences. this institute was founded in 1939 by Nikolay Pushkov.

Institute owns several space satellites programs:

  • CORONAS - Complex ORbital Near Earth Solar Activities (experiment ended)
  • COMPASS (Kompas) - Complex Orbital Magneto-Plasma Autonomous Small Satellite (see 2001 in spaceflight)
  • Interheliozond
  • Intercosmos-19 (Cosmos-1809) - research of the Earth ionospheric structure and of the electromagnetic processes in it (experiment ended)
  • Prognoz - a series of magnetometer satellites
  • APEX - Active Plasma Experiments

References

  1. ^ Resolution of the Council of People's Commissars of the USSR SSR No. 1681
  2. ^ https://www.izmiran.ru/info/history

External links

  • Official IZMIRAN website, Russian/English mixed content
  • Solar-Terrestrial Physics Division of IZMIRAN
  • Complex Orbital Magneto-Plasma Autonomous Small Satellite
  • IZMIRAN Geophysical Situation Forecasting Center