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The Rossi X-Ray Timing Explorer Project

The Center for Space Research at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology provides this site with data and other information from the Rossini X-Ray Timing Explorer (XTE) Mission's High Energy X-ray Timing Experiment (HEXTE). Visitors to the site can access recent, raw light curve data (HTML) using the ASM (All-Sky Monitor) Data Extraction Form into which source name, coordinates, start and stop...
Chandra Chronicles

Since its launch on July 23, 1999, the Chandra X-Ray Observatory has been NASA's flagship mission for exciting and new X-ray astronomy projects. The project is overseen by the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, and visitors can start by clicking on the "About" area to learn about Chandra's mission, and also learn about the man behind the Observatory's name, Nobel-Prize winning physicist...