Astronomical Roentgen Telescope – X-ray Concentrator

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ART-XC on SRG

The successful launch of Astronomical Roentgen Telescope – X-ray Concentrator (ART-XC) instrument on board the Spectrum-Roentgen-Gamma (SRG) mission occurred at 15:30:57 13 July 2019 Moscow time.

See the recorded launch beginning at about T -01:00, provided by the Russian Space Agency, or view on Roscosmos television feed.

Here are popular-level news articles in Nature and in Science

And here are some earlier youtube videos on the final assembly at Baikonur including arrival and integration followed by transport to the launch platform and verticality. Here is another version from Roscosmos of the rollout to the launch pad. Enjoy.