MIRAX: a Brazilian X-ray astronomy satellite mission
Publication date: 01 December 2003
Authors: Braga, J, et al.
Journal: Advances in Space Research
We describe the "Monitor e Imageador de Raios-X" (MIRAX), an X-ray astronomy satellite mission proposed by the high-energy astrophysics group at the National Institute for Space Research (INPE) in Brazil to the Brazilian Space Agency. MIRAX is an international collaboration that includes, besides INPE, the University of California San Diego, the University of Tubingen in Germany, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the Space Research Organization Netherlands.Link to publication