MESSENGER Spacecraft Phase Scintillation due to Plasma ductting effect on RF beam propagation at Superior Solar Conjunction

Nelli Mosavi1, Hermann Sequeira,2, David Copeland2 and Curtis Menyuk3, (1)Johns Hopkins University, Applied Physics Laboratory, Laurel, MD, United States, (2)Johns Hopkins University, Applied Physics Laboratory, Laurel, United States, (3)University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Baltimore, United States