Earth and Space Science A-Z

Chandra X-Ray Observatory

On July 23, 1999, the Chandra X-ray Observatory was launched, carried by the Space Shuttle Columbia from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida. About a month later, on Aug. 26, 1999, the first powerful images from Chandra were provided to the public.

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Clouds and the Earth’s Radiant Energy System (CERES)

Eye on Earth's Radiant Energy System

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