Universe  ID: 10529

The Cosmic Background Explorer (COBE) - 1989

NASA's Cosmic Background Explorer (COBE) satellite rocketed into Earth orbit on Nov. 18, 1989, and quickly revolutionized our understanding of the early cosmos. This video was reissued by NASA for COBE's 20th Anniversary.


For More Information

http://www.nasa.gov/topics/universe/features/cobe_20th.html


Credits

John Mather (NASA/GSFC): Interviewee
Scott Wiessinger (UMBC): Producer
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NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center

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Mission:
Cosmic Background Explorer (COBE)

Data Used:
Cosmic Background Explorer (COBE)
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This item is part of these series:
Narrated Movies
Goddard Shorts
Astrophysics Features

Keywords:
SVS >> Astrophysics
SVS >> Universe
SVS >> Edited Feature
SVS >> Cosmic Origins
SVS >> COBE
DLESE >> Narrated
SVS >> Cosmic Background
NASA Science >> Universe