BackForward Satellite Programme: Alouette (French for Skylark) 

Programme details
Programme description
  • Alouette was a joint Canada-U.S. scientific program in the 1960s
  • 2 satellites in drifting orbits were launched
  • The aim was to investigate the properties of the ionosphere
Data circulation
  • Data is available from NSSDC here
Agencies CSA
Programme lifetime 1962 - 1975
Associated satellites and instruments

Note: red tag => no longer operational , green tag => operational , blue tag => planned