eROSITA Satellite


Future Projects


extended ROentgen Survey with an Imaging Telescope Array

Short Description:

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.

Project Type:

Telescope for satellite

MPE Contribution:

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

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