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Welcome to DARTS/JEM-GLIMS


About JEM-GLIMS

JEM-GLIMS (Global Lightning and sprIte MeasurementS on JEM-EF) is a space mission to observe lightning and lightning-associated Transient Luminous Events (TLEs) such as sprites, elves, blue jets and gigantic jets from the Exposed Facility (EF) at Japanese Experiment Module (JEM), International Space Station (ISS).

JEM-GLIMS was launched to the ISS on July 21, 2012, aboard the H-II Transfer Vehicle (HTV) and installed on the Exposed Facility (EF) of Kibo on August 9, 2012. After the installation, JEM-GLIMS successfully obtained its first observation data. The three-year operation of the JEM-GLIMS mission was finished on August 24, 2015.

Last Modified: 07 June 2018