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Hinode formerly known as Solar-B is an international mission to study our nearest star, the sun. The mission was launched by Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency Solar mission with United States and United Kingdom collaboration. The main aim of the mission is to explore the magnetic fields of the sun. To accomplish this, the Hinode mission includes a suite of three science ..


“NuSTAR” successfully launched by NASA

NuSTAR (Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array) NASA successfully launched NuSTAR Launched from: Kwajalein Atoll in the Marshall Islands Launched after a 2-stage aircraft-to-rocket takeoff NuSTAR:- A space-based X-ray telescope that will use a Wolter telescope to focus high energy X-rays from astrophysical sources, especially for nuclear spectroscopy The first space-based direct-imaging X-ray telescope at energies beyond ..