The High Energy Astrophysics Science Archive Research Center (HEASARC) is the
primary archive for NASA's (and other space agencies') missions studying
electromagnetic radiation from
extremely energetic cosmic phenomena ranging from
black holes to the Big Bang. Since its
merger with the Legacy Archive for Microwave Background Data Analysis
(LAMBDA) in 2008, the HEASARC
archive contains data
obtained by high-energy astronomy missions observing in the
extreme-ultraviolet (EUV), X-ray, and gamma-ray bands, as well as data from
space missions, balloons, and ground-based facilities that have studied the
relic cosmic microwave background (CMB) radiation in the sub-mm, mm and
- Second Announcement of 11th INTEGRAL Conference (25 May 2016)
The 11th INTEGRAL Conference: Gamma-Ray Astrophysics in Multi-Wavelength Perspective
to be held 10-14 October 2016 in Amsterdam is now open for registration and
abstract submission. The abstract submission deadline is 1 July 2016.
- NICER Passes Pre-Ship Review (25 May 2016)
NICER has cleared another major milestone review, and the
flight payload yesterday passed its Pre-Ship Review at Goddard, and will
depart for Kennedy Space Center on June 7. The launch date for NICER is
currently scheduled for February 1, 2017.
- HEASoft 6.19 Released (12 May 2016)
Released May 11, 2016. This release is primarily driven by updates to the NuSTAR software and the release of NuSTARDAS v1.6.0, and the first public release of analysis software for the Hitomi mission, but also includes updates to other packages...
- NuSTAR CALDB Update (12 May 2016)
The NuSTAR CALibration DataBase was updated on May 12, 2016 (CALDB version 20160502, corresponding to the internal NuSTAR project release 20160315). This is a patch release, and includes a new CALDB file nuCchu123range20100101v001.fits, which defines how the CHU combinations are split using the nusplitsc FTOOL.
- Hitomi CALDB Data Released (12 May 2016)
The Hitomi CALDB has been released for the HXI (version 0160422), the SXI (version 20160510), the SGD (version 20160310), Generic Mission (Gen) data (version 20160422) and the SXS (version 20160510)...
- NuSTARDAS v1.6.0 Released (11 May 2016)
Released on May 11th, 2016, NuSTARDAS v1.6.0 was included in the
HEASoft 6.19 release on the same date. NuSTARDAS v1.6.0 users should make sure
to use version 20160502 (or later) of the NuSTAR CALDB. An updated version of
the NuSTARDAS users guide (v1.9.0) is also available.
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