astronomy satellite


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Noun1.astronomy satellite - a satellite equipped with a telescope to observe infrared radiationastronomy satellite - a satellite equipped with a telescope to observe infrared radiation
artificial satellite, orbiter, satellite - man-made equipment that orbits around the earth or the moon
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TOKYO (CyHAN)- Japan will launch an X-ray astronomy satellite atop an H-2A carrier rocket in February next year, as an effort to elucidate the structure of space and its evolution.
Similarly, Astronomy Satellite Missions as well as Multimedia Broadcast Satellite Missions will also be carried forward to a higher functional level in the times to come, thus further rais- experiments for foreign nations," said Dr.
They used Discovery's arm to deploy and 17 hours later retrieve the Spartan x-ray astronomy satellite.
The institute plans to now combine the data they have compiled with the data of JAXA's Suzaku mission, the Japanese X-ray astronomy satellite.
GMI s design is based on successful microwave sensors built previously by Ball Aerospace, including the Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM), the Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C (SIR-C), the GEOSAT Follow-On (GFO-2) and the Submillimeter Wave Astronomy Satellite (SWAS).
The space agency, or JAXA, said it developed the camera to equip it with the country's next-generation X-ray astronomy satellite and improved its radiation detection sensor for ground use.
The authors have created one of the longest-lasting astronomy satellite projects and in this profile they combine their science knowledge with business management techniques to provide an analysis of business success.
7-ton X-ray astronomy satellite into orbit to study black holes and other phenomena.
Launch of Japanese X-ray astronomy satellite postponed
In the July 12 NATURE, Melnick's team proposes that the vapor it detected with the Submillimeter Wave Astronomy Satellite originated in a swarm of icy bodies--comets--that might be orbiting CW Leonis.
Although some astrophysicists had speculated on the possibility of comet X-rays, no one had ever observed them or expected to detect emissions as strong and rapidly variable as those observed March 27 by Rosat, the German X-ray astronomy satellite.
The combination will also substantially strengthen the company's capabilities to design and manufacture Earth science, weather and climate monitoring, and space-based astronomy satellite systems.