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EURECA

(European Retrievable Carrier)
(1990s ESA satellite with a number of experiments)

EURECA (for European Retrievable Carrier) was a ESA satellite launched in 1992 and retrieved in 1993 by NASA Space Shuttle missions. It carried a number of experiments, of which some of the astronomy-related were:


(spacecraft,ESA)
Further reading:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/European_Retrievable_Carrier
https://directory.eoportal.org/web/eoportal/satellite-missions/e/eureca
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EUEU 2053+316X-ray transient

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