OAO (Orbiting Astronomical Observatory)

This illustration shows one of NASA's OAO spacecraft in shades of blue. The body of the satellite is an octagon. The telescope opening is embedded at the top of the octagon, which also has a flap that is open. Two-layered solar panels are attached on both sides. Antennae extend from the top and bottom.
Historical DateJanuary 9, 2023
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An illustration of one of NASA's OAO spacecraft. The colors depicted in this illustration are for artistic purposes only.