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High-Energy X-ray Timing Experiment (HEXTE)

NSSDCA ID: 1995-074A-03

Mission Name: X-Ray Timing Explorer
Principal Investigator:Dr. Richard E. Rothschild


The High-Energy X-ray Timing Experiment (HEXTE) is a scintillator array for the study of temporal and temporal/spectral effects of the hard X-ray (20 to 200 keV) emission from galactic and extragalactic sources.

Alternate Names

  • X-RayTimingExplorer/HEXTE

Funding Agency

  • NASA-Office of Space Science (United States)


  • Astronomy: X-Ray

Additional Information

Questions and comments about this experiment can be directed to: Coordinated Request and User Support Office



NameRoleOriginal AffiliationE-mail
Dr. James L. MattesonCo-InvestigatorUniversity of California, San Diego
Dr. Duane E. GruberCo-InvestigatorUniversity of California, San
Dr. R. Michael PellingCo-InvestigatorUniversity of California, San
Dr. Richard E. RothschildPrincipal InvestigatorUniversity of California, San Diego
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