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NuSTAR The NuSTAR spacecraft in its final configuration. Incoming X-rays enter the optics package in the foreground, and are reflected 10 meters to the detectors at the rear of the spacecraft. The mast connecting the two sections of the spacecraft is collapsible, and will not deploy until NuSTAR is in orbit.


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