Universe  ID: 10533

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.


Chris Meaney (HTSI): Lead Animator
Scott Wiessinger (USRA): Producer
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NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center

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Astrophysics Animations

NASA Science >> Universe
SVS >> Suzaku
SVS >> Space
SVS >> Universe
SVS >> Astrophysics
SVS >> X-ray
SVS >> Spacecraft
SVS >> Satellite