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Steve Hawley Where Are They Now? Steve Hawley

Steve Hawley was the flight engineer on the STS-93 Columbia mission that carried Chandra into space in 1999.

At a recent symposium celebrating 15 years of Chandra Science, Steve sat down over breakfast to talk about his illustrious career so far, and plans for the future.Full Story
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A Chandra press release was issued on Mar 26 as a NASA press release describing a study of 72 colliding galaxy clusters that sets new limits on how dark matter interacts with itself. [more]

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Where Are They Now? Steve Hawley
[23 Mar 15]
Steve Hawley was the flight engineer on the STS-93 Columbia mission that carried Chandra into space in 1999. Before that he was on four previous shuttle flights, one in...
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MACS J0416.1-2403

MACS J0416.1-2403 [03/26/2015]
Six galaxy clusters that are part of a study of 72 colliding clusters.

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G299

G299.2-2.9: A supernova remnant in the Milky Way about 16,000 light years from Earth. Download Desktop.

Harvey
Harvey's Voyage
On April 20, 2014, Harvey Tananbaum stepped down after 23 years as director of the Chandra X-ray Center (CXC). Full Story.
TYREL & JATILA
TYREL JOHNSON & JATILA VAN DER VEEN
On April 18, 1998, NASA announced a contest to name the Advanced X-ray Astrophysics Facility (AXAF), which was scheduled for launch in December of that year.Full Story.
Mirror Man
Mirror Man
Less than 50 years after the first detection of an extrasolar X-ray source, the Chandra X-ray Observatory has achieved an increase in sensitivity comparable to going from naked-eye observations to the most powerful optical telescopes over the past 400 years.Full Story.
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An overview of the Chandra mission and goals, Chandra's namesake, top 10 facts.
Classroom activities, printable materials, interactive games & more.
Overview of X-ray Astronomy and X-ray sources: black holes to galaxy clusters.
All Chandra images released to the public listed by date & by category
Current Chandra press releases, status reports, interviews & biographies.
A collection of multimedia, illustrations & animations, a glossary, FAQ & more.

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