Suzaku (formerly Astro-E2) Spacecraft
An animation depicting the Suzaku/Astro-E2 spacecraft on orbit. Suzaku maintains a low Earth orbit while it observes X-rays from the Universe. The satellite was developed at the Japanese Institute of Space and Astronautical Science (ISAS, which is part of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, JAXA.) in collaboration with Japanese and US institutions including NASA.
Suzaku orbiting Earth beauty pass.
Alternate animation showing Suzaku pointing into deep space.
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NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
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