View Full Version : Happy 10th Birthday, Chandra X-Ray Observatory!

2009-Jul-23, 07:20 PM
Ten years ago, on July 23, 1999, NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory was deployed into orbit by the space shuttle Columbia.* Far exceeding its intened 5-year life span, Chandra has demonstrated an unrivaled ability to create high-resolution X- ray images, and enabled astronomers to investigate phenomena as diverse as comets, black holes, dark matter and dark [...]

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