High-Energy Missions


Pictures from these high-energy astrophysics missions are available from the HEASARC’s “Pretty Pictures” page.
Missions identified with a * symbol will be launched in the future. All others are either operational or no longer operational.


ABRIXAS
ALEXIS
AGILE
ANS
Apollo 15 & 16
Apollo-Soyuz
ARGOS (USA)
Ariel V
Ariel VI
Aryabhata
ASCA
Astro E
Astron
AstroSat
ATHENA *
BeppoSAX
BBXRT
BurstCube
CALET
CGRO
Chandra (AXAF)
Copernicus
COS-B
Cosmos series
DAMPE
Discoverer series
DMSP series
DXS
Einstein (HEAO 2)
ESRO-2B
EURECA
EUVE
EXOSAT
Explorer 11
eXTP *
Fermi
Gamma
GECAM (A & B)
Ginga
Granat
HaloSat
Hakucho
HERD *
HEAO 1
HEAO 3
Helios 2
HETE-2
Hitomi (formerly Astro-H)
HXMT - Insight
IMP 6
IMP 7
ISEE-3
INTEGRAL
IRS-P3
IXPE *
Kvant
Lomonosov
Luna 10 & 12
Mars 4 & 5
Mars Observer
MAXI
Minisat 1 (LEGRI)
NEAR
NICER
NuSTAR
OGO series
ORS 3
ORS 4
OSO 1
OSO 3
OSO 4
OSO 5
OSO 6
OSO 7
OSO 8
P78-1
Phobos 1
Phobos 2
Pioneer Venus
Polar
Polarlight
Prognoz 2
Prognoz 6
Prognoz 7
Prognoz 9
Proton 1 & 2
Radsat
Ranger 3 & 5
ROSAT
RXTE
Salyut-4
SAS 2
SAS 3
SIGNE 3
Skylab
Solar Max
Solrad 10
Solrad 11A/B
Spacelab 1
Spacelab 2
Spartan 1
SROSS
SRG -- [eROSITA]/ [ART-XC]
Suzaku/Astro E2
SVOM *
Swift
TARANIS
TD-1A
Tenma
Uhuru
Ulysses
Vela 5A
Vela 5B
Vela 6A/B
Venera 11 & 12
Venera 13 & 14
Wind
WASS
XMM-Newton
XPNAV-1
XRISM * (formerly XARM)
XQC

High-Energy Mission Network

Interplanetary Gamma-Ray Burst Timing Network
Information on other non high-energy missions is available at the NSSDC.

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