astronomy satellite


Also found in: Thesaurus, Wikipedia.
Related to astronomy satellite: space satellite
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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
References in periodicals archive ?
In particular, Safran Reosc built the single-piece 8-meter mirrors for ESO's Very Large Telescope and the Gemini international telescope, the 11-meter mirror for the Gran Telescopio de Canarias, mirrors for Europe's Nirspec instrument on NASA's James Webb Space Telescope, and mirrors for ESA's GAIA astronomy satellite.
2] The Japanese infrared astronomy satellite AKARI had found that this oxygen emission is very bright in the Large Magellanic Cloud, which has an environment similar to the early Universe.
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.
A milestone in its space program, India launched its first astronomy satellite Astrosat.
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.
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.
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.
It will also strengthen the company's capabilities to design and manufacture Earth science, weather and climate monitoring, and space-based astronomy satellite systems.
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.