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The Astronomical Netherlands Satellite (ANS 1), 1974.

NASA

 
The Astronomical Netherlands Satellite (ANS 1), 1974.
4 0 c m
 
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 32cm

Description

The satellite is seen here being mated to the upper stage of its Scout launch vehicle. The first satellite to be launched under a joint US-Dutch agreement, ANS 1 was placed in orbit on 30th August 1974. It carried experiments to study stellar ultraviolet and X-ray sources.

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