Tag: X-Ray astronomy

NASA Set to Launch IXPE – New X-Ray Space Telescope Astronomy Mission Dec. 9 on Used SpaceX Falcon 9: Watch Live/Photos

  For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL –  NASA’s newest X-Ray astronomy mission, the Imaging X-Ray Polarimetry Explorer (IXPE) space telescope is set to launch overnight just past midnight Thursday, Dec. 9 on a used SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from the Kennedy Space Center on Florida’s Space Coast And the weather outlook is quite excellent with relatively warm