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XRISM

(X-ray Imaging and Spectroscopy Mission, XARM, X-ray Astronomy Recovery Mission, ASTRO-H2, ASTRO-H Successor)
(X-ray space telescope aiming for 2022/2023 launch)

XRISM (for X-ray Imaging and Spectroscopy Mission, formerly XARM for X-ray Astronomy Recovery Mission) is a JAXA X-ray observatory space mission aiming for a 2022/2023 launch, with collaboration from NASA, and the ESA. Instruments:

Each will have its own 45-cm telescope. XRISM began as ASTRO-H2 aka ASTRO-H Successor, serving as a replacement for ASTRO-H, which failed to reach operational status. XRISM's role is to support X-ray astronomy through the 2020s until the next round of major X-ray observatories reach service.


(telescope,X-ray,spacecraft,JAXA,construction)
Further reading:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/X-Ray_Imaging_and_Spectroscopy_Mission
https://xrism.isas.jaxa.jp/en/
https://www.nasa.gov/content/goddard/about-xrism
https://heasarc.gsfc.nasa.gov/docs/xrism/about/
WaveLFreqPhoton
Energy
  
95pm3.2EHz13keVbeginXRISM
41nm7.3PHz0.03keVendXRISM

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