AGILE – Launch April 2007 ASI

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AGILE is a space Scientific Mission devoted to gamma-ray astrophysics supported by the Italian Space Agency (ASI), with scientific participation of the Italian Institute of Astrophysics (INAF) and the Italian Institute for Nuclear Physics (INFN).

The American Astronomical Society (AAS) has assigned the 2012 Bruno Rossi Price to Marco Tavani (AGILE Principal Investigator) and to the AGILE team for the discovery of transient gamma-ray emission from the Crab Nebula.