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Satellite details
Acronym RHESSI
Full name Reuven Ramaty High Energy Solar Spectroscopic Imager
WIGOS Station Identifier ---
Satellite Description
  • Single flight unit of the RHESSI programme.
  • Main mission: solar observation.
Mass at launch 293 kg Dry mass
Power 400 W
Data access link no link provided
Data access information
  • Data available from the NASA/GSFC Solar Data Analysis Center (SDAC).
Orbit Drifting orbit Altitude 600 km
Inclination 38 °


Space agency NASA
Status Inactive
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch 05 Feb 2002 EOL 16 Aug 2018
Last update: 2020-02-27
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Satellite Payload

All known Instruments flying on RHESSI

Acronym Full name
RHESSI Reuven Ramaty High Energy Solar Spectroscopic Imager
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