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X-ray and Gamma-ray Missions as a Function of Time

Selected Missions
archived missions time

1990-present

1976-1989

Pre-1976

Mission charts legend


Launches since 1990
Chart of satellites versus time (1990 - present) Suzaku (Astro-E2) Swift INTEGRAL HETE-2 XMM Chandra Argos (USA) MINISAT 1 BeppoSAX IRS-P3 NEAR RXTE DMSP 13 DMSP 12 Wind Alexis ASCA DXS Mars Observer Eureca EUVE SROSS-3 DMSP 11 CGRO BBXRT DMSP 10 Ulysses Gamma ROSAT

Launches from 1976 to 1989
Chart of satellites versus time (1976-1989) Granat Phobos 2 Phobos 1 DMSP 9 DMSP 8 Ginga Kvant Spacelab 2 Spartan 1 Spacelab 1 Prognoz 9 EXOSAT Astron Tenma Venera 13 and 14 Solar Maximum Mission (SMM) HEAO 3 Cosmos 1106 Ariel 6 P78-1 Hakucho HEAO 2 (Einstein) Prognoz 7 Venera 11 and 12 ISEE-3 PVO Prognoz 6 HEAO 1 SIGNE 3 Cosmos 914 Cosmos 856 Solrad 11A and 11B Helios 2

Launches before 1976
Chart of satellites versus time (prior to 1976) COS B Apollo-Soyuz OSO 8 SAS 3 Aryabhata Salyut 4 Ariel 5 ANS Skylab Mars 4 and 5 SAS 2 IMP 7 Radsat Copernicus Prognoz 2 Apollo 16 TD-1A Cosmos 461 OSO 7 Apollo 15 Cosmos 428 IMP 6 Uhuru Vela 6A and 6B OSO 6 OGO 6 Vela 5B Vela 5A OSO 5 ESRO-2B OGO 5 OSO 4 Cosmos 163 ORS 4 OSO 3 Cosmos 135 Luna 12 OGO 3 Luna 10 Proton 2 ORS 3 Proton 1 Cosmos 60 OGO 1 Ranger 5 OSO 1 Ranger 3 Explorer 11

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