XMM-Newton-NEWS  #92,    22-Jun-2009

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Version 9.0 of the Science Analysis System (SAS) released

The XMM-Newton SAS team is pleased to announce the release of a new version of the SAS: SAS 9.0

Binaries for diverse flavours of Linux, Solaris and MacOs are available at:


A virtual machine running on Microsoft Windows allowing to run SAS 9.0 will be available soon.

The main improvements in this version with respect to the former version, SAS 8.0.1, are:

For further details on SAS 9.0 please visit the SAS Pages at:


Updated SAS Web Pages

In parallel with the release of SAS 9.0, the XMM-Newton SOC has taken the opportunity to update the SAS web pages structure and contents in order to make it more user friendly, and more in-line with the rest of the XMM-Newton SOC pages.

Yours sincerely,
XMM-Newton SOC