The objective of SAC-B, first Argentine scientific satellite, was to advance the study of solar physics and astrophysics through the examination of solar flares, gamma-ray burst, sources and the diffuse soft X-ray cosmic background and high-energy neutral atoms.
191 kg (50 kg payload)
Instruments aboard the SAC-B
Hard X-Ray Spectrometer (HXRS)
Goddard X-Ray Experiment (GXRE)
Cosmic Unresolved X-Ray Background Instrument using CCDs (CUBIC)
Imaging Particle Spectrometer for Energetic Neutral Atoms (ISENA)