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List of space telescopes

Index List of space telescopes

This list of space telescopes (astronomical space observatories) is grouped by major frequency ranges: gamma ray, x-ray, ultraviolet, visible, infrared, microwave and radio. [1]

30 relations: Advanced Technology Large-Aperture Space Telescope, Akari (satellite), Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer, ARIEL, Astrosat, AstroSat-2, Bedabrata Pain, Chandra X-ray Observatory, Great Observatories program, Herschel Space Observatory, History of the telescope, Hubble Space Telescope, James Webb Space Telescope, List of highest astronomical observatories, List of large optical telescopes, List of largest optical telescopes historically, List of optical telescopes, List of proposed space observatories, List of telescope types, Lists of artificial objects, Lunar Infrastructure for Exploration, Netherlands Institute for Space Research, Optical telescope, PLATO (spacecraft), Spitzer Space Telescope, Telescope, The Big Bang Theory (season 5), THEMIS, Whipple (spacecraft), WIND (spacecraft).

Advanced Technology Large-Aperture Space Telescope

The Advanced Technology Large-Aperture Space Telescope (ATLAST) is an 8– to 16.8–meter UV-optical-NIR space telescope proposed by the Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI), the science operations center for the Hubble Space Telescope (HST).

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Akari (satellite)

Akari (ASTRO-F) is an infrared astronomy satellite developed by Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, in cooperation with institutes of Europe and Korea.

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Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer

The Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer, also designated AMS-02, is a particle physics experiment module that is mounted on the International Space Station (ISS).

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ARIEL

The Atmospheric Remote-sensing Infrared Exoplanet Large-survey (ARIEL), is a space observatory planned for launch in 2028 as the fourth medium-class mission of the European Space Agency's Cosmic Vision programme.

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Astrosat

Astrosat is India's first dedicated multi-wavelength space observatory.

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AstroSat-2

AstroSat-2 is India's second dedicated multi-wavelength space observatory, proposed by ISRO to replace the current Astrosat which has been in orbit for two years of its five-year life.

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Bedabrata Pain

Bedabrata Pain (বেদব্রত পাইন; born 27 March 1963) is an Indian scientist turned film director, producer and screenwriter.

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Chandra X-ray Observatory

The Chandra X-ray Observatory (CXO), previously known as the Advanced X-ray Astrophysics Facility (AXAF), is a Flagship-class space observatory launched on STS-93 by NASA on July 23, 1999.

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Great Observatories program

NASA's series of Great Observatories satellites are four large, powerful space-based astronomical telescopes.

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Herschel Space Observatory

The Herschel Space Observatory was a space observatory built and operated by the European Space Agency (ESA).

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History of the telescope

The earliest known telescope appeared in 1608 in the Netherlands when an eyeglass maker named Hans Lippershey tried to obtain a patent on one.

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Hubble Space Telescope

The Hubble Space Telescope (HST) is a space telescope that was launched into low Earth orbit in 1990 and remains in operation.

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James Webb Space Telescope

The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) is a space telescope developed in collaboration between NASA, the European Space Agency, and the Canadian Space Agency that will be the scientific successor to the Hubble Space Telescope.

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List of highest astronomical observatories

This is a list of the highest astronomical observatories in the world, considering only ground-based observatories and ordered by elevation above mean sea level.

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List of large optical telescopes

This is a list of large optical reflecting telescopes.

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List of largest optical telescopes historically

Telescope have grown in size since they first appeared around 1608.

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List of optical telescopes

* List of largest optical reflecting telescopes - List of large optical telescopes.

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List of proposed space observatories

This list contains proposals for space telescopes, space-based (situated in space) astronomical observatories.

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List of telescope types

The following are lists of devices categorized as types of telescopes or devices associated with telescopes.

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Lists of artificial objects

The term artificial objects is closely associated with man made or not naturally occurring items that have been sent into space.

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Lunar Infrastructure for Exploration

The Lunar Infrastructure for Exploration (LIFE) is a project to build a space telescope on the far side of the Moon, and is actively promoted by EADS Astrium Space Transportation of Germany and the Netherlands Foundation for Research in Astronomy ASTRON.

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Netherlands Institute for Space Research

SRON Netherlands Institute for Space Research is the Dutch expertise institute for space research.

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Optical telescope

An optical telescope is a telescope that gathers and focuses light, mainly from the visible part of the electromagnetic spectrum, to create a magnified image for direct view, or to make a photograph, or to collect data through electronic image sensors.

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PLATO (spacecraft)

PLAnetary Transits and Oscillations of stars (PLATO) is a space observatory under development by the European Space Agency for launch in 2026.

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Spitzer Space Telescope

The Spitzer Space Telescope (SST), formerly the Space Infrared Telescope Facility (SIRTF), is an infrared space telescope launched in 2003 and still operating as of 2018.

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Telescope

A telescope is an optical instrument that aids in the observation of remote objects by collecting electromagnetic radiation (such as visible light).

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The Big Bang Theory (season 5)

The fifth season of the American sitcom The Big Bang Theory was originally aired on CBS from September 22, 2011, to May 10, 2012, over 24 episodes.

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THEMIS

The Time History of Events and Macroscale Interactions during Substorms (THEMIS) mission began in February 2007 as a constellation of five NASA satellites (THEMIS A through THEMIS E) to study energy releases from Earth's magnetosphere known as substorms, magnetic phenomena that intensify auroras near Earth's poles.

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Whipple (spacecraft)

Whipple mission is a proposal for a space observatory in the NASA Discovery Program 2014 announcement of opportunity.

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WIND (spacecraft)

The Global Geospace Science (GGS) Wind satellite is a NASA science spacecraft launched at 04:31:00 EST on November 1, 1994, from launch pad 17B at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station (CCAFS) in Merritt Island, Florida aboard a McDonnell Douglas Delta II 7925-10 rocket.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_space_telescopes

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