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Astro-E2 mission
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Paper Abstract

Astro-E2 will be the fifth in a series of X-ray observatory of Institute of Space and Astronautical Science (ISAS) of Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) and is being developed by international collaboration lead by ISAS/JAXA and NASA. The main features of the mission are high-sensitivity broadband and high-resolution X-ray spectroscopy. The spacecraft, the scientific payloads, and expected in-orbit performance and science output are described with emphasis on the high resolution X-ray spectrometer, XRS.

Paper Details

Date Published: 11 October 2004
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 5488, UV and Gamma-Ray Space Telescope Systems, (11 October 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.562697
Show Author Affiliations
Kazuhisa Mitsuda, Institute of Space and Astronautical Science/Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (Japan)
Hideyo Kunieda, Institute of Space and Astronautical Science/Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (Japan)
Hajime Inoue, Institute of Space and Astronautical Science/Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (Japan)
Richard Kelley, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5488:
UV and Gamma-Ray Space Telescope Systems
Guenther Hasinger; Martin J. L. Turner, Editor(s)

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