Astrophysics (index)

ASTRO-H

(NeXT, New X-ray Telescope, Hitomi)
(Japanese space x-ray telescope)

ASTRO-H was an X-ray observing satellite launched by Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) in 2016. It failed soon after launch. Instruments:

  • HXT - Hard X-ray Telescope
  • SXT - Soft X-ray Telescope
  • HXI - Hard X-ray Imager
  • SXS - Soft X-ray Spectrometer
  • SXI - Soft X-ray Imager
  • SGD - Soft Gamma-Ray Detector
  • CAMS - Canadian Astro-H Metrology System

(telescope,x-ray,space,NASA,JAXA,past,Japanese)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Astro-H
http://astro-h.isas.jaxa.jp/en/

Referenced by:
NASA

index