EUTEF/DEBIE-2 were launched together with the Columbus module for the International Space Station (ISS). They are attached as external payload to the Columbus module of the ISS. DEBIE-2 has 3 sensors looking into different directions (ram, space and starboard).
The DEBIE project was initiated by ESA’s Space Environments and Effects Section (TEC-EES). DEBIE was developed and build by Patria Advanced Solutions Oy, Tampere, Finland and is based on a design from Unispace Kent (UK). The data from DEBIE-2 are stored in a database developed by etamax space (D).