CubeSat Diagram (IMAGE) Southwest Research Institute Caption This diagram shows the layout of the SwRI-designed CubeSat Imaging X-Ray Solar Spectrometer (CubIXSS), which has been selected by NASA as an upcoming space mission. CubIXSS will measure the abundances of elements in the Sun’s corona to determine the origins of hot plasma in solar flares and active regions. Credit SwRI Usage Restrictions Images/videos may be used by the media and the public for educational and informational purposes only License Original content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.