Q&A: Chandra Mission
How has Chandra increased our understanding of the universe? Have there been any spin-offs from the technology associated with its development?
See our Chandra 101 section which provides basic information about topics pertaining to the Chandra X-Ray Observatory. Many sections contain links to more detailed information for those who wish to read further.
Also, the masking techniques used to make the gratings have been used in other high-tech applications, and the quality control processes used to make the mirrors are also used by B.F. Goodrich in other applications.