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Wallace Tucker's The Star Splitters is an online book about the history of NASA's High Energy Astronomy Observatory (HEAO) Program, which provided the first x-ray focusing telescopes in space.   The author takes the reader through the conception and implementation of the HEAO satellites and the new window on the universe provided by x-ray astronomy.
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(Scientific and Technical Information Branch National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, D.C, 2004), WWW Document, (http://history.nasa.gov/SP-466/sp466.htm).
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The Star Splitters: The High Energy Astronomy Observatories, (Scientific and Technical Information Branch National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, D.C, 2004), <http://history.nasa.gov/SP-466/sp466.htm>.
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The Star Splitters: The High Energy Astronomy Observatories. (2004). Retrieved September 21, 2014, from Scientific and Technical Information Branch National Aeronautics and Space Administration: http://history.nasa.gov/SP-466/sp466.htm
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Scientific and Technical Information Branch National Aeronautics and Space Administration. The Star Splitters: The High Energy Astronomy Observatories. Washington, D.C: Scientific and Technical Information Branch National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2004. http://history.nasa.gov/SP-466/sp466.htm (accessed 21 September 2014).
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The Star Splitters: The High Energy Astronomy Observatories. Washington, D.C: Scientific and Technical Information Branch National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2004. 21 Sep. 2014 <http://history.nasa.gov/SP-466/sp466.htm>.
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