Chandra X-Ray Observatory

A space-based observatory that observes the universe in X-ray wavelengths. Launched in 1999, it is one of NASA's four Great Observatories.

Radio Programs

Pandora’s Cluster Mapping a galactic pile-up Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Andromeda Galaxy II Black holes in a neighboring galaxy Friday, November 8, 2013

Featured Images

Hubble Space Telescope view of Abell 2744, a massive galaxy cluster
On the Frontier Monday, March 9, 2015
Artist's concept of Cygnus X-1, with X-ray image shown in inset
Powerhouse Wednesday, August 1, 2012
X-ray view of the Carina Nebula, a stellar nursery 7,500 light-years from Earth
Star Factory Thursday, May 26, 2011
Visible and X-ray image of a supernova remnant in the Large Magellanic Cloud
Holiday Decoration Thursday, December 16, 2010


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