Image Gallery

Swift's arrival at NASA's Kennedy Space Center

Spacecraft Delivery Gallery

Images from the arrival of the Swift Spacecraft at NASA's Kennedy Space Center on September 9, 2002 and in the cleanroom as the spacecraft was unpacked.

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Swifth launching aboard the Boeing Delta II expendable launch vehicle

Launch Image Gallery

Images from the launch of the Swift Spacecraft on November 20, 2004. All images are from NASA's Kennedy Space Center.

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A technician checks the Swift BAT coded aperture mask

Images of the Swift Instruments

These galleries contain images of the Swift instruments - the Burst Alert Telescope (BAT), X-Ray Telescope (XRT), and UltraViolet/Optical Telescope (UVOT) - during integration and testing.

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Computer rendering of the Swift spacecraft

Spacecraft Art and Graphics Gallery

Artist impressions and illustrations of the Swift spacecraft.

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An artist's impression of merging neutron stars, one of the progenitors of gamma-ray bursts.

Science Illustration Gallery

This gallery features images that illustrate some aspect of Swift science.

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Swift's multiwavelength observations of galaxies

Poster Gallery

This gallery contains posters created and inspired by Swift science.

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A service of the High Energy Astrophysics Science Archive Research Center (HEASARC), Dr. Alan Smale (Director), within the Astrophysics Science Division (ASD) at NASA/GSFC