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Galaxy Evolution Explorer Satellite (GALEX)



The Galaxy Evolution Explorer Satellite (GALEX) was a NASA mission led by the California Institute of Technology, whose primary goal was to investigates how star formation in galaxies evolved from the early Universe up to the present. GALEX used microchannel plate detectors to obtain direct images in the near-UV (NUV) and far-UV (FUV), and a grism to disperse light for low resolution spectroscopy. More information about GALEX is available at MAST

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STScI herby grants the non-exclusive, royalty free, non-transferable, worldwide right and license to use, reproduce and publicly display in all media public data from the Galaxy Evolution Explorer Satellite.


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Resources on AWS

  • Description
    Galex Project data files
    Resource type
    S3 Bucket
    Amazon Resource Name (ARN)
    AWS Region
    AWS CLI Access (No AWS account required)
    aws s3 ls --no-sign-request s3://stpubdata/galex/
  • Description
    Notifications for new data
    Resource type
    SNS Topic
    Amazon Resource Name (ARN)
    AWS Region

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