Happy 10th Birthday, Chandra X-Ray Observatory! - Universe Today
[/caption] Ten years ago, on July 23, 1999, NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory was deployed into orbit by the space shuttle Columbia. Far exceeding its intened 5-year life span, Chandra has demonstrated an unrivaled ability to create high-resolution X- ray images, and enabled astronomers to investigate phenomena as diverse as comets, black holes, dark matter and … Continue reading "Happy 10th Birthday, Chandra X-Ray Observatory!"