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AFAXAdvanced X-Ray Astrophysics Facility
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The Advanced X-ray Astrophysics Facility is scheduled for launch in August, 1998, and will join NASA's Hubble Space Telescope and Compton Gamma-ray Observatory in exploring the universe.
* Dubbed the Hubble Space Telescope of the X-ray universe, the Advanced X-Ray Astrophysics Facility (AXAF takes a one-way ride on the shuttle.
The centerpiece of NASA's 1998 plans in space astronomy is the Advanced X-ray Astrophysics Facility (AXAF).
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