The OSO-8 Satellite
The 8th Orbiting Solar Observatory (OSO-8) was launched on 21 June 1975. While OSO-8's primary objective was to observe the Sun, four instruments were dedicated to observations of other celestial X-ray sources brighter than a few milliCrab. OSO-8 ceased operations on 1 October 1978.
Mission CharacteristicsLifetime : 21 June 1975 - 1 October 1978
Energy Range : 0.15 keV - 1 MeV
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