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NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center

Fermi Gamma-Ray Space Telescope GBM Highlighted

Caption: This photograph, taken in May 2008 as the Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope was being readied for launch, highlights the detectors of the spacecraft's Gamma-ray Burst Monitor (GBM). The GBM is an array of 14 crystal detectors designed for transient lower-energy gamma-ray outbursts, such as TGFs.

Larger image: http://www.nasa.gov/images/content/712091main_Fermi_in_fairing_labeled.jpg.

Credit: Credit: Jim Grossmann, NASA

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