HEAD Division Meeting 1999, April 1999
Session 12. Missions
Oral, Monday, April 12, 1999, 4:30pm-6:10pm, Colonial Room

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[12.01] X-Ray Observations with the Chandra X-Ray Observatory (CXO)

M.C. Weisskopf (NASA-MSFC)

All of us are anticipating the launch of the Chandra X-Ray Observatory (CXO), formally known as the Advanced X-Ray Astrophysics Facility (AXAF). I will describe the highlights of the test and scientific calibration program that has preceded the launch activities and give an overview of the scientific investigations that are possible with NASA's next Great Observatory.


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