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Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope in orbit, computer artwork. This space observatory was formerly known as the Gamma-ray Large Area Space Telescope, or GLAST. Fermi will study high-energy phenomena such as supermassive black holes and gamma ray bursts from a low Earth orbit. Fermi was launched on 11th June 2008 from Cape Canaveral, Florida, USA. It orbits Earth at an altitude of 550 kilometres.
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