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IXPE PAYLOAD BRIEFING, Dec 7, 2021, KSC/virtual, 1:00 pm ET

NASA will hold a payload briefing on December 7, 2021 at 1:00 pm ET for the Imaging X-Ray Polarimeter Explorer (IXPE) mission that is scheduled for launch on December 9.

The briefing will take place at Kennedy Space Center and will air on NASA Television, the NASA app, and the agency’s website.

Participants are:

  • Elisabetta Cavazzuti, ASI IXPE program manager, Italian Space Agency
  • Luca Baldini, Italian co-principal investigator, National Institute for Nuclear Physics
  • Brian Ramsey, deputy principal investigator, NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center
  • MacKenzie Ferrie, IXPE program manager, Ball Aerospace

A pre-launch briefing will take place later that day at 5:30 pm ET.  See our separate Calendar entry for that one.


December 7, 2021
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm