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Center Independent Research & Development: GSFC IRAD

Soft x-ray Planetary Imager

Completed Technology Project

Project Introduction

The project is to prototype a soft X-ray Imager for planetary applications that has the sensitivity to observe solar system sources of soft  X-ray emission.

A strong cross-disciplinary team combining elements of planetary science, astrophysics, optics, detector technology expertise will work on the project. GSFC as an institution excels in every one of these areas.

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