extended ROentgen Survey with an Imaging Telescope Array
eROSITA will be the primary instrument on-board the Russian "Spectrum-Roentgen-Gamma" satellite (SRG) which will be launched from Baikonur in 2017 and placed in an L2 orbit.
It will perform the first imaging all-sky survey in the medium energy X-ray range up to 10 keV with an unprecedented spectral and angular resolution.
Telescope for satellite
project management, detectors, telescope
satellite launch: in two years
actual status: under construction at MPE; tests
end of mission: t.b.d.
last update 2015-11-26 by H. Steinle