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ROSATRoentgen Satellite
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The defunct Roentgen Satellite, or ROSAT, is due to re-enter the atmosphere at some point between October 21 and 24.
craft called the Roentgen Satellite, or ROSAT (SN: 6/29/91, p.408).
In February, ROSAT (short for Roentgen Satellite) completed its first assignment: a search for low-energy X-ray sources throughout nearly the entire sky.
Next month, the U.S.-European Roentgen Satellite (RPSAT) will complete its first sky survey.
* Scheduled for launch no sooner than May, the Roentgen Satellite, or ROSAT, was originally designed to be carried aboard the shuttle.