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Much of the information presented in this chapter has been extracted from various very useful public websites which are now listed.

Useful public NASA websites for mission information include

NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory NASA Ames Research Center NASA Goddard Space Flight Center General NASA missions General ESA missions

Ground-based visible/IR telescope

European Southern Observatory Palomar Observatory

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