The REgolith X-Ray Imaging Spectrometer (REXIS) for OSIRIS-REx: Identifying Regional Elemental Enrichment on Asteroids

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Allen, Branden T; Grindlay, Jonathan E.; Hong, Jaesub; Binzel, Richard P.; Masterson, Rebecca; Inamdar, Niraj K.; Chodas, Mark; Smith, Matthew W.; Bautz, Marshall W.; Kissel, Steven E.; Villasenor, Joel; Oprescu, Miruna; Induni, Nicholas Mayne;
  • Publisher: Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1117/12.2041715
  • Subject: luminescence | sensors | Spectrometers | X-Ray imaging | Astrophysics - Instrumentation and Methods for Astrophysics | X-rays | equipment and services | Telescope | charge-coupled devices | coded apertures | collimators

The OSIRIS-REx Mission was selected under the NASA New Frontiers program and is scheduled for launch in September of 2016 for a rendezvous with, and collection of a sample from the surface of asteroid Bennu in 2019. 101955 Bennu (previously 1999 RQ36) is an Apollo (nea... View more
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