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COSI

(2000s balloon-based gamma ray telescope)

COSI (for Compton Spectrometer and Imager, formerly NCT for Nuclear Compton Telescope) that has made several flights since 2005. It has science goals, including GRB polarimetry, but also serves as a pilot for technologies that will be used in future space-based gamma-ray observatories.


(telescope,airborne,gamma rays)
Further reading:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nuclear_Compton_Telescope
http://cosi.ssl.berkeley.edu/
https://asd.gsfc.nasa.gov/conferences/future_gamma_obs/program/COSI_final.pdf
https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2001AIPC..587..877B/abstract
https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...738....8B/abstract

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