PDA

View Full Version : GALEX Mission Comes to an End



Fraser
2012-Feb-07, 11:30 PM
A mission which helped map the ultraviolet sky and worked to confirm the nature of dark energy is coming to an end. Galaxy Evolution Explorer, or GALEX, was placed in standby mode today after nearly nine years of service and will be decommissioned later this year. With data from the mission, scientists were able to [...]

More... (http://www.universetoday.com/93409/galex-mission-comes-to-an-end/)