Launch of 20th Anniversary Newsletter and Images

To commemorate today’s 20th anniversary of the NASA Space Shuttle launch (STS 93) that carried the Chandra X-ray Observatory into space, we have released the following related items: 20th anniversary edition of our annual newsletter; An assembly of new images; and the video collaboration “First Light: Celebrating 20 Years of Chandra Observatory”

Read the full annoucement here.


Chandra HiPS now available!

The CXC is happy to announce the official release of the Chandra HiPS, a new type of data product that allows the easy exploration of the X-ray sky observed by Chandra at all angular scales.

Read the full annoucement here.


Chandra Cycle 21 Peer Review Results Released

Lists of targets (subject to technical review) plus archive and theory proposals recommended by the Cycle 21 Peer Review are now posted here.

Read the full annoucement here.