News for Researchers
Dec 10, 2014 You can find the ASTRO-H White Papers.
News
Jul 7, 2016 Hitomi Mission Charts Hot Winds of a Galaxy Cluster for the First Time
Jun 14, 2016 Hitomi Experience Report – Handout for the Specialists advisory panel meeting called by MEXT.
May 24, 2016 Handout for the Specialists advisory panel meeting called by MEXT (held on May 24)
Apr 28, 2016 Operation Plan of ASTRO-H (Hitomi)
Apr 19, 2016 Current Status of Hitomi (ASTRO-H)
Feb 29, 2016 Hitomi Completion of Critical Operation Phase
Feb 18, 2016 Canadian Astronaut explains the Hitomi mission
Feb 17, 2016 Hitomi (ASTRO-H) has been introduced by many institutes
Feb 17, 2016 ASTRO-H successfully launched and named “Hitomi”
Feb 10, 2016 Nature featured ASTRO-H
Feb 9, 2016 Launch of ASTRO-H Live Broadcast
Feb 5, 2016 Science featured ASTRO-H
Feb 4, 2016 ASTRO-H promotion video is now open
Feb 4, 2016 ASTRO-H has been introduced in Canada
Feb 4, 2016 ASTRO-H has been introduced by Yale University
Dec 11, 2015 The launch date was decided to be on February 12 (Fri.,) 2016, and support message page is open.
Nov 27, 2015 ASTRO-H has been successfully built! Public announcement made.
Mar 31, 2013 Science introduced ASTRO-H/SGD
Dec 1, 2011 ASTRO-H Diary, opened
Mar 15, 2010 ASTRO-H passed the preliminary design review, and logo updated
Feb 25, 2010 ASTRO-H official logo selected
Dec 19, 2008 Call for Letters of Application for Membership in the ASTRO-H Mission Science Working Group
Dec 18, 2008 AO European Membership in ASTRO-H SWG
Oct 1, 2008 The NeXT mission was approved as ASTRO-H for 26th Japanese Scientific Satelllite
Event information
Jan 1, 2016 Event Information in 2016
Jan 1, 2014 Event Information in 2013
Jan 1, 2011 Event information in 2011
News/Event
Jul 7, 2016 Hitomi Mission Charts Hot Winds of a Galaxy Cluster for the First Time
Jun 14, 2016 Hitomi Experience Report – Handout for the Specialists advisory panel meeting called by MEXT.
May 24, 2016 Handout for the Specialists advisory panel meeting called by MEXT (held on May 24)
Apr 28, 2016 Operation Plan of ASTRO-H (Hitomi)
Apr 19, 2016 Current Status of Hitomi (ASTRO-H)
Feb 29, 2016 Hitomi Completion of Critical Operation Phase
Feb 18, 2016 Canadian Astronaut explains the Hitomi mission
Feb 17, 2016 Hitomi (ASTRO-H) has been introduced by many institutes
Feb 17, 2016 ASTRO-H successfully launched and named “Hitomi”
Feb 10, 2016 Nature featured ASTRO-H
Feb 9, 2016 Launch of ASTRO-H Live Broadcast
Feb 5, 2016 Science featured ASTRO-H
Feb 4, 2016 ASTRO-H promotion video is now open
Feb 4, 2016 ASTRO-H has been introduced in Canada
Feb 4, 2016 ASTRO-H has been introduced by Yale University
Jan 1, 2016 Event Information in 2016
Dec 11, 2015 The launch date was decided to be on February 12 (Fri.,) 2016, and support message page is open.
Nov 27, 2015 ASTRO-H has been successfully built! Public announcement made.
Mar 31, 2013 Science introduced ASTRO-H/SGD
Schedule
Mar 21, 2013 Schedule
Diary
Feb 24, 2016 We achieved 50 mK!
Feb 21, 2016 Ready to go to 50 mK
Feb 18, 2016 Group photo in from of the 34m antenna
Feb 18, 2016 Cooling
Feb 17, 2016 Good morning. You look fine!
Feb 15, 2016 Here we go again!
Feb 11, 2016 We can just wait.
Feb 11, 2016 The last day
Feb 8, 2016 SXS in liquid helium
Feb 7, 2016 SXS achieved 50 mK
Jan 26, 2016 ASTRO-H faring attached
Jan 23, 2016 Snow in Tanegashima
Jan 23, 2016 SXI calibration meeting
Jan 23, 2016 ASTRO-H attached to rocket
Jan 12, 2016 ASTRO-H Satellite Shown to the Public
Jan 7, 2016 60th birthday, 30 years of research, and the future
Jan 1, 2016 Visiting the Homan Shrine
Jan 1, 2016 First sunrise and New Year’s soup as the ASTRO-H launch year begins
Dec 31, 2015 New Year’s Eve soba
Dec 12, 2015 ASTRO-H checkup at Tanegashima
Dec 1, 2015 ASTRO-H travel to Tanegashima island
Oct 2, 2015 Sine wave vibration tests carried out
Aug 27, 2015 ASTRO-H vibration tests carried out
Jun 19, 2015 ASTRO-H The Thermal Vacuum Test has begun
May 29, 2015 How will we make use of ultra-high precision spectral data?
Apr 21, 2015 SGD, have a safe trip to the universe !
Mar 23, 2015 SXI Completed!
Mar 9, 2015 SGD cooling test
Feb 28, 2015 SXS daily meeting in the morning
Feb 20, 2015 HXI has been installed into the satellite
Jan 25, 2015 SGD Thermal Vacuum Tests
Jan 1, 2015 A happy new year !
Dec 31, 2014 New Year’s Eve
Dec 25, 2014 SXI CBF UV, X-ray irradiation tests carried out
Dec 12, 2014 Continuation of HXI low-temperature experiments
Dec 4, 2014 SXS dewar has arrived in Tsukuba
Dec 1, 2014 SXI thermal-vacuum test
Nov 5, 2014 Calibration Meeting Held
Oct 14, 2014 Beginning of first HXI refrigeration performance tests
May 22, 2014 SXS Gang?
May 22, 2014 JAXA Tsukuba Space Center Checkout Room
May 19, 2014 SXS Integration: Awkwardly dressed while staring intently at the QL screen!
May 13, 2014 SXI Integration Test
Nov 14, 2013 Installation of the CCD’s into the SXI Camera
Jun 28, 2013 Lunch time for ASTRO-H Members
Jun 5, 2013 Exhibit of the Astro-H X-ray telescope at ISTS Nagoya
Mar 26, 2013 Micro-disturbance test
Mar 11, 2013 The SXT Flight Model (FM1) has been completed. On to Japan!
Feb 22, 2013 The ninth ASTRO-H Science Working Group Meeting
Feb 18, 2013 The 17th ASTRO-H Design Meeting
Aug 10, 2012 Commencement of thermal testing of the thermal test model (TTM)
May 15, 2012 Completion of the HXT-1 mirror section
May 7, 2012 Baking of EOB TTM model
May 1, 2012 Astro-H introductory movie opened to the public.
May 1, 2012 Astro-H satellite one-tenth scale model opened to the public.
Apr 21, 2012 Completion of pre-collimator for SXT-S telescope
Apr 17, 2012 Thermal test models for Astro-H systems being built by Canada and Europe have arrived in Japan
Mar 29, 2012 Vibration Testing of HXT test housing
Mar 22, 2012 Astro-H session at Annual Meeting of Astronomical Society of Japan
Jan 30, 2012 Baking out of HXT housing
Dec 26, 2011 FOB Vibration Testing
Dec 20, 2011 Bringing the FOB to ISAS/JAXA
Dec 13, 2011 Software and calibration team meeting
Nov 16, 2011 NASA SXS CDR
Aug 26, 2011 ASTRO-H summer school
Jun 13, 2011 Network system testing.
Mar 8, 2011 Telescopes vibration testing.
Mar 8, 2011 SXI membrane measuring.

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