NASA's International Ultraviolet Explorer

Launched in 1978, the International Ultraviolet Explorer was designed to analyse ultraviolet spectra. It was a joint project between ESA, the UK Science Research Council and NASA.


Laura Danly (STScI), C. Elise Albert (United States Naval Academy), Kip D. Kuntz (STSCI), NASA, ESA

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NASA press release
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Release date:6 January 1993, 06:00
Size:651 x 480 px

About the Object

Name:Earth, International Ultraviolet Explorer
Type:• Solar System : Planet
• Solar System : Technology : Observatory : Telescope

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