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Instrument Acronym Investigation Principal Investigator
Vector Helium Magnetometer & Fluxgate Magnometer VHM/FGM Magnetic field A. Balogh, Imperial College, England
Solar Wind Observations Over the Poles of the Sun (Solar Wind Plasma Experiment) SWOOPS Solar wind plasma Dave McComas, Southwest Research Institute, USA
Solar Wind Ion Composition Spectrometer SWICS Solar wind ion composition J. Geiss, University of Bern, Switzerland, and G. Gloeckler, University of Marlyand, USA
Unified Radio and Plasma Wave Instrument URAP Radio and plasma waves Dr. Robert McDowall, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, USA
Energetic Particle and Interstellar Gas Instrument EPAC/GAS Energetic paritcles and interstellar neutral gas E.Keppler, MPAe, Lindau, Germany
Heliospheric Instrument for Spectra, Composition, and Anisotropy at Low Energies HISCALE Low-energy ions and electrons L.J. Lanzerotti, Lucent Technology, USA
Cosmic Ray and Solar Particle Instrument COSPIN Cosmic rays and solar particles R.B.McKibben, University of Chicago, USA
Gamma Ray Burst Instrument GRB Solar x-rays and cosmic gamma-ray bursts K. Hurley, UC Berkely, USA and M. Sommer, MPE, Germany
Cosmic Dust Experiment DUST Cosmic dust E. Grun, MPK, Germany
Coronal Sounding Experiment SCE Coronal sounding M.K. Bird, University of Bonn, Germany
Gravitational Waves Experiment GWE Gravitational waves B.Bertotti, University of Pavia, Italy

Last modified January 29, 2001 by Jennifer Bergman.

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