GLAST Launched Today

June 11, 2008 — Leave a comment

GLAST has now launched after a few delays in the last couple of weeks. But no worries! Soon the £350 million mission between NASA and the US Department of Energy will begin showing us the gamma-ray sky. GLAST will orbit about 350 miles above the Earth has a five year mission to undertake. For more info, there is a good BBC News article and also the official GLAST website.

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