IUE
21 Sep 2009
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The International Ultraviolet Explorer (IUE) was an ultraviolet observatory and international facility. Other than ultraviolet spectroscopy, it also it also tracked electron fluxes which would affect its ultraviolet sensor.

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The International Ultraviolet Explorer (IUE)​​​​

Credit: ESA

RAL Spac​​e Involvement 
Cameras, Image processing and archiving

Subject 
Astronomy

Main Objectives
Ultraviolet space Observatory

Launch Date
26 Jan 1978

Partners​
SERC, NASA GSFC, ESA, Applied Physics Laboratory

Further Project Information 
ESA (link opens in a new window)
NASA (link opens in a new window)



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