Nasa Telescope To Hunt For Black Holes

Black Holes

NASA is poised to launch its latest X-ray space telescope on a two-year hunt for hard-to-see objects lurking in the heart of the Milky Way and other galaxies.

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  • NASA NuSTAR Black Hole-Hunting Space Telescope Passes Key Test
    A NASA space telescope designed to hunt for black holes and other mysteries of the universe passed a key test in orbit last week, setting the stage for the X-ray observatory to begin its prime science-gathering mission, NASA says. NASA's Nuclear ...
    07/31/2012 - 10:02 pm | View Link
  • NASA's Black Hole-Hunting Space Telescope to Begin Science Mission
    Credit: NASA A NASA space telescope designed to hunt for black holes and other mysteries ... checkout of the spacecraft and its deployed mast. [Gallery: NASA's Black Hole Hunting Space Telescope] On June 28, NuSTAR took its first photos of a nearby black ...
    07/30/2012 - 3:34 pm | View Link
  • NASA Launches Space Telescope to Hunt Black Holes
    This story was updated at 12:31 p.m. EDT. NASA's newest space telescope, an ambitious X-ray observatory, launched into orbit today (June 13) on a mission to peer deep into the universe and study the violent regions around black holes The Nuclear ...
    06/13/2012 - 3:49 am | View Link
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