Tenma

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Tenma (ASTRO-B)

Tenma (てんま?) is the name of a Japanese artificial satellite which was put into orbit.

The launch was a project of the Institute of Space and Astronautical Science of the University of Tokyo.

Tenma was sent into orbit on February 20, 1983.[1]

This was Japan's second x-ray astronomy satellite.

References[change | edit source]

  1. JAXA, "Catalogue of ISAS Missions"; retrieved 2012-4-16.

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