Q&A: Chandra Mission
Who designed the lens of Chandra?
The man who designed the X-ray mirrors on Chandra was Leon van
Speybroeck, a great scientist and a wonderful man. We have a tribute
to him on the Chandra web site:
For more details on the mirrors, we have multimedia information here:
An explanation of the difference between X-ray and visible light
reflection may be found at: