X-ray telescope that orbited the earth is on sale for $7 mil


How much would you pay up for Broad Band X-ray Telescope that orbited our planet? Well this baby is which soared aboard the Space Shuttle Columbia, in 1990 helped to collect data on galactic and intergalactic X-ray energy sources, but now it looks like it’s just a piece of junk for the government. But if you think that its rightful place as a NASA memorabilia is in your house instead, then it can be yours for keeps. This world class museum grade flown artifact is up for grabs, however at 840 kgs of weight, I can’t really window mount it. So if you have a roof to star gaze from, and $7 million to pay up, then eBay is the place to head. As on last count, there 92 bids have already been placed, but you can hit the magic number and beat the competition for the largest mission artifact ever flown aboard a Space Shuttle and returned to earth.
[Ebay via Giz]