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.
This was Japan's second x-ray astronomy satellite.
References[change | change source]
- ↑ JAXA, "Catalogue of ISAS Missions" Archived 2014-12-31 at the Wayback Machine; retrieved 2012-4-16.
Other websites[change | change source]
- Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), Tenma (ASTRO-B) mission profile Archived 2012-09-05 at the Wayback Machine
- NASA, Tenma (astro B) satellite