XRISM JAXA Satellite

XRISM is a new X-ray astronomical satellite which observes plasma in stars and galaxies. With a new generation of X-ray imaging spectroscopy technologies, XRISM will resolve mysteries regarding the formation of the universe.

Mission Information

Mission Details

NameXRISM
TypeSatellite
Launch DateSeptember 07, 2023
Launch SiteTanegashima Space Center, Japan
Launch VehicleH-IIA F47

Satellite Details

Scientific InstrumentResolve (Soft X-ray Spectrometer) or Xtend (Soft X-ray Imager)
Mass2086.5 Kg

Orbit Information

OrbitCircular geocentric orbit
Orbital Altitude500 to 600 Km
Orbital Inclination31 Degrees

Space Organization Details

OrganizationJAXA
ContinentAsia
CountryJapan