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written by Neil Gehrels
published by the Goddard Space Flight Center
Swift is the first space observatory dedicated to the study of gamma-ray bursts and their afterglow in the gamma ray, X-ray, ultraviolet, and optical wavebands.
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Metadata instance created November 20, 2004 by Marc Gagne
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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 December 3, 2023, from Goddard Space Flight Center:
Chicago Format
Gehrels, Neil. NASA: Swift Mission. Greenbelt: Goddard Space Flight Center, October 2, 2008. (accessed 3 December 2023).
MLA Format
Gehrels, Neil. NASA: Swift Mission. Greenbelt: Goddard Space Flight Center. 2 Oct. 2008. 3 Dec. 2023 <>.
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