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Contact: Susan Hendrix
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center

Looking Down the Telescope Tube on FOXSI

Caption: Looking down the telescope tube on FOXSI ­ the Focusing Optics X-ray Solar Imager ­ reveals state-of-the-art optics that will help focus hard x-rays, which usually simply pass right through telescope mirrors.

Credit: NASA/S. Christe

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