XRISM X-Ray Imaging and Spectroscopy Mission │ JAXA


News Successful Launch of XRISM

The X-ray Imaging and Spectroscopy Mission (XRISM), and the Smart Lander for Investigating Moon (SLIM), were launched onboard the H-IIA Launch Vehicle No. 47 (H-IIA F47) at 8:42:11 am on September 7, 2023 (Japan Standard Time, JST) from the Tanegashima Space Center.

 The launch vehicle flew as planned, and it was confirmed that XRISM was successfully separated from the launch vehicle at about 14 minutes and 9 seconds after launch and SLIM at about 47 minutes and 33 seconds after launch.

 We are grateful for the cooperation of all parties involved in the launch of XRISM and SLIM.

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The H-IIA Launch Vehicle No. 47 (H-IIA F47) carrying XRISM and SLIM is being launched from the JAXA Tanegashima Space Center. (c)JAXA