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LAUNCH OF NASA’S IMAGING X-RAY POLARIMETRY EXPLORER (IXPE), Dec 9, 2021, KSC

NASA is scheduled to launch the Imaging X-ray Polarimetry Explorer (IXPE) on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Kennedy Space Center, FL on December 9, 2021.

IXPE is a joint project with the Italian Space Agency that will measure polarized X-rays from exotic cosmic objects, such as black holes and neutron stars, to better understand these types of phenomena and extreme environments.

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Date:
December 9
Time:
1:00 am - 11:00 pm