Friday, June 22, 2012

NuSTAR in orbit, first high-energy X-ray detector

"NuSTAR's mast is one of several innovations allowing the telescope to take crisp images of high-energy X-rays for the first time. It separates the telescope mirrors from the detectors, providing the distance needed to focus the X-rays" http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/index.cfm?release=2012-183

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