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High Energy Astronomy Observatory (HEAO)

1977-01-01

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Managed by the Marshall Space Flight Center and designed by TRW, the first High Energy Astronomy Observatory was launched August 12, 1977 aboard an Atlas Centaur rocket. HEAO-1, devoted to the study of X-rays in space, carried four instruments all used primarily in a scarning mode. The mission lasted seventeen months.

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  • Title: High Energy Astronomy Observatory (HEAO)
  • Date Created: 1977-01-01
  • Rights: MSFC
  • Album: rlobrie1

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