XMM-Newton
21 Sep 2009
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XMM-Newton carries three advanced X-ray telescopes. It studies X-rays released during the birth and death of stars and helps us study black holes.

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Credit: ESA
RAL Space Involvement

European Photon Imaging Camera

Instruments
EPIC

Subject
X-ray ​​Astronomy

Main Objectives
Increasing our knowledge of very hot objects created when the Universe was very young.

Launch Date
10 Dec 1999 ​

Further Project Information 
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