The HEXTE is one of 3 astronomical experiments on board the NASA's Rossi X-ray Timing Explorer spacecraft, which was launched on 1995 December 30 by a Delta II rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida.

To learn more about the spacecraft and other experiments on XTE, select one of the links below.

[RXTE spacecraft] [High Gain Antenna] [Proportional Counter Array (PCA)] [All Sky Monitor (ASM)]

More images of the RXTE spacecraft:

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