Articles | Volume 9, issue 2
Geosci. Instrum. Method. Data Syst., 9, 499–507, 2020
Geosci. Instrum. Method. Data Syst., 9, 499–507, 2020

Research article 23 Dec 2020

Research article | 23 Dec 2020

Radiation tolerance of the PNI RM3100 magnetometer for a Europa lander mission

Leonardo H. Regoli et al.

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One of the four Galilean moons of Jupiter, Europa, is one of the most promising places in the solar system to find life outside Earth. For this reason, the space science community is currently focused on exploring it. One of the main difficulties of such a task is the harsh radiation environment caused by the radiation belts of Jupiter. In this paper, we present results for a magnetic field sensor being exposed to radiation levels similar to those expected at the surface of Europa.