Uhuru. ist astronomy satellite

Uhuru. ist astronomy satellite

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Credit: NASA/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Artist's impression of Uhuru, the first X-ray astronomy satellite, in Earth orbit. Originally designated SAS-A (Small Astronomical Satellite A), the spacecraft was renamed Uhuru, Swahili for "freedom", after it was launched from Kenya on December 12, 1970, the anniversary of the country's independence day.

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Keywords: astronomical satellite, astronomy, astrophysics, sas-a satellite, uhuru satellite, x-ray, xray

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