Universe  ID: 12934

RXTE Photos

Photos of the Rossi X-ray Timing Explorer satellite in 1995, prior to its Dec. 30 launch. RXTE provided unprecedented views into the extreme environments around white dwarfs, neutron stars and black holes until it was decomissioned on Jan. 4, 2012.

Credits

Scott Wiessinger (USRA): Producer
Francis Reddy (Syneren Technologies): Lead Science Writer
Please give credit for this item to:
NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center. However, individual items should be credited as indicated above.

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Mission:
RXTE

This item is part of this series:
Astrophysics Stills

Keywords:
SVS >> Spacecraft
SVS >> X-ray
SVS >> Cleanroom
SVS >> Kennedy Space Center
SVS >> RXTE
NASA Science >> Universe