Website Records, 2007-2020

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This accession consists of two websites associated with the Chandra X-ray Observatory, operated by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory for the United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration. The website developed for the general public was crawled on March 17, 2020. It includes information about the telescope and its mission; educational activities; x-ray astronomy field guides; images taken by Chandra; and press releases. The website also includes an embedded blog which launched in August 2007. The blog was crawled separately on March 26, 2020. In addition, the Women in Science page of the website was crawled separately on June 18, 2020. Due to technical issues, some images may be missing from the blog. The website developed for scientists was crawled on April 7, 2020. It includes information about the observatory, the Chandra X-ray Center, proposal submissions, observation schedules, available data, data analysis software, fellowships, workshops, publications, and other related topics. It also includes press releases, "The Chandra Newsletter," and Chandra Users' Committee meeting materials. Observation data is not included in this accession. Materials are in electronic format.


  • Chandra X-ray Observatory (U.S.)
  • United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • Chandra X-ray Center (U.S.)
  • Chandra X-ray Center (U.S.) Chandra Users' Committee


  • Electronic List in accession file.
  • Folder List in accession file.
  • For a description of the record series of which these materials form a part, refer to the "Forms part of" above.



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  • 2007
  • 2007-2020


  • Public relations
  • Astronomical observatories
  • Astrophysics
  • Blogs
  • Education
  • Museums
  • Web sites
  • Women scientists
  • Museums--Public relations
  • Museums--Educational aspects
  • Research


  • Electronic records
  • Collection descriptions
  • Web sites

Local number

SIA Acc. 22-084

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