IUE 45 Anniversary

Thursday 26 January 2023 marked the 45th anniversary of the launch of the International Ultraviolet Explorer satellite (IUE), https://www.esa.int/Science_Explorati…

The project was a success (the satellite was designed for an operational life of 3 years and was in operation over 18 years) and marked the beginning of astronomical space observatories.

The programme of the event was as follows:

17:00-17:05: Welcome (Markus Kissler-Patig)

17:05-17:15: IUE’s technological legacy (Daniel de Pablo)

17:15-17:25: IUE’s scientific legacy and the archive (Enrique Solano)

17:25-17.45: Spontaneous interventions (limited to 5 minutes each)

17:45-19:00: The reunion / Coffee / Projection of videos and photos of IUE’s history


IUE 45 Anniversary – Team (pdf)

IUE 45 Anniversary – DanieldePablo (pdf)

IUE 45 Anniversary – EnriqueSolano (pdf)

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