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A new Cryogenic Workshop and NASA’s 4-K Cooler contribution

A new cryogenic workshop, the first gathering of all the main parties in the newly reformulated X-IFU cooling chain, took place January 31st through February 2nd in Toulouse, at CNES.

11th of February 2024: Women Astronomer Infographic Contest

To celebrate the International Day of Girls and Women in Science (11th of February), we launch a call to highlight the invaluable contributions of women astronomers,

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Virtual Consortium Meeting #17 took place from November 20th to 22nd

From November 20 to 22, 178 men and women gathered online for the 17th meeting of the X-IFU consortium.

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Go-ahead for Athena

On Wednesday November 8, 2023, ESA’s Science Programme Committee (SPC) formally and unanimously approved the restart of industrial studies for the Athena mission, still considered as a flagship mission.

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Two years ago: The X-IFU Consortium was endorsed by ESA

On the 11th of December 2018, exactly two years ago today, I received a letter from the ESA Director of […]

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The X-IFU Gazette #15 has been released!

This 15th issue brings you the latest X-IFU information right before the summer break! We will start with an update […]

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