The Diffuse X-ray Spectrometer shuttle package
The Diffuse X-Ray Spectrometer (DXS) experiment was built by the University of Wisconsin-Madison and flown as an attached payload in the January 1993 flight of Space Shuttle Endeavor (STS-54). The DXS's main scientific goal was to obtain spectra of the diffuse soft X-ray background.
Mission CharacteristicsLifetime : January 13, 1993 - January 19, 1993
Energy Range : 0.15 - 0.28 keV
with 2.7 Å energy resolution
and 15 ° (FWHM) angular resolution
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