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The Galaxy Evolution Explorer (GALEX) is a NASA orbiting space telescope that is observing galaxies in ultraviolet light across 10 billion years of cosmic history. Such observations tell scientists how galaxies and the basic structures of our Universe, evolve and change. Additionally, GALEX probes the causes of star formation during a period when most of the stars and elements we see today had their origins.

STScI provides archive development and support through MAST for GALEX.