The Center for Space Physics engages in the following fields of research: space plasma physics, magnetospheric physics, ionospheric physics, atmospheric physics, planetary and cometary atmospheres, and fundamental mechanisms in space.
CSP researchers study the Earth’s ionosphere and airglow emission experimentally, as well as ground-based observations of the Moon and other planets.
Space Based Research
Center for Space Physics Projects primarily involving flight based instrumentation (rockets or satellites) include:
Current Small Satellites
Current Large Projects:
Theory and Modeling
Pages discussing theory and modeling efforts within the Center for Space Physics include: