Suzaku (formerly Astro-E2) Spacecraft

  • Released Tuesday, January 12, 2010

An animation depicting the Suzaku/Astro-E2 spacecraft on orbit. Suzaku maintains a low Earth orbit while it observes X-rays from the Universe. The satellite was developed at the Japanese Institute of Space and Astronautical Science (ISAS, which is part of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, JAXA.) in collaboration with Japanese and US institutions including NASA.


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NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center

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This page was originally published on Tuesday, January 12, 2010.
This page was last updated on Wednesday, May 3, 2023 at 1:54 PM EDT.


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