Stellar And Galactic Environment survey (SAGE)

M. A. Barstow, M. P. Kowalski, R. G. Cruddace, K. S. Wood, F. Auchere, N. J. Bannister, M. F. Bode, G. E. Bromage, M. R. Burleigh, Andrew Collier Cameron, A. Cassatella, F. Delmotte, J. G. Doyle, B. Gaensicke, B. Gibson, C. S. Jeffery, C. Jordan, N. Kappelmann, R. Lallement, J. S. LapingtonD. de Martino, S. A. Matthews, M. Orio, E. Pace, I. Pagano, K. J. H. Phillips, M.-F. Ravet, J. H. M. M. Schmitt, B. Y. Welsh, K. Werner, G. Del Zanna

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This paper describes a proposed high resolution soft X-ray and Extreme Ultraviolet spectroscopy mission to carry out a survey of Stellar and Galactic Environments (SAGE). The payload is based on novel diffraction grating technology which has already been proven in a sub-orbital space mission and which is ready to fly on a satellite platform with minimal development. We discuss the goals of a SAGE base-line mission and demonstrate the scientific importance of high resolution spectroscopy in the Extreme Ultraviolet for the study of stars and the local interstellar medium.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)169-191
JournalExperimental Astronomy
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2009


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