Roentgen Satellite (ROSAT)

The survey obtained by ROSAT was the first X-ray and XUV all-sky survey using an imaging telescope with an X-ray sensitivity.

Launch date
June 1, 1990
Launched by
Delta II
Launch location
Cape Canaveral
Mission duration
~9 years, Deorbited October 23, 2011
Light observed
X-ray, Extreme Ultraviolet
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