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STAR-X

(Survey and Time-domain Astrophysical Research Explorer)
(concept for a future X-ray space telescope)

STAR-X (for Survey and Time-domain Astrophysical Research Explorer) is a concept for a NASA MIDEX (Medium-class Explorers Program) mission consisting of a soft X-ray telescope with a 1 square degree field of view, capable of observing X-ray transients, presuming launch in the 2020s. The initiative produced ideas regarding designs for future X-ray telescopes.


(telescope,concept,X-ray,spacecraft,NASA)
http://www.astro.utah.edu/~wik/research.html
https://ntrs.nasa.gov/search.jsp?R=20170007457
https://ntrs.nasa.gov/search.jsp?R=20170007514

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