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written by Neil Gehrels
published by the Goddard Space Flight Center
This web site provides science results, information, and mission updates for NASA's Swift Mission.  Swift is the first space observatory dedicated to the study of the origin and evolution of gamma-ray bursts.  A thorough sky survey for hard x-ray radiation is also planned.
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- Stars
= Gamma-ray Bursts
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- High School
- Lower Undergraduate
- Event
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- Reference Material
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Metadata instance created November 20, 2004 by Marc Gagne
Record Updated:
August 19, 2016 by Lyle Barbato
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when Cataloged:
October 2, 2008
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N. Gehrels, (Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt), WWW Document, (
N. Gehrels, NASA: Swift Mission, (Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt), <>.
APA Format
Gehrels, N. (2008, October 2). NASA: Swift Mission. Retrieved August 19, 2017, from Goddard Space Flight Center:
Chicago Format
Gehrels, Neil. NASA: Swift Mission. Greenbelt: Goddard Space Flight Center, October 2, 2008. (accessed 19 August 2017).
MLA Format
Gehrels, Neil. NASA: Swift Mission. Greenbelt: Goddard Space Flight Center. 2 Oct. 2008. 19 Aug. 2017 <>.
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