Artist's impression of the IXO spacecraft
Date: 29 March 2010
Depicts: IXO observing a black hole with two jets and a dust torus
Copyright: ESA. Background image: ESA/NASA, the AVO project and Paolo Padovani
IXO was an L-class candidate mission in ESA's Cosmic Vision programme that was studied between 2007 and 2011.
Last Update: 1 September 2019