The EXTraS portal

A web portal for analysing the data gathered by the XMM Newton satellite

The EXTraS project is developing software tools for enhancing the discovery potential of the ESA’s X-ray space observatory XMM-Newton. Based on this software, researchers can use the EXTraS portal to access and analyse the data gathered by the XMM Newton satellite.

The portal is provided by Science Gateway and operated by the Institute for Applied Mathematics and Information Technologies (CNR IMATI).

Access policy

The EXTraS portal is free to use upon registration on the website.


The EXTraS portal relies on EGI Cloud Compute and Online Storage services.


D’Agostino​ et al. (2016). A microservice-based portal for X-ray transient and variable sources. Proceedings of the 8th International Workshop on Science Gateways. (IWSG 2016), 8-10 June 2016, Rome, Italy.
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