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What does GALEX stand for?

GALEX stands for Galaxy Evolution Explorer (NASA)

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TRAGIC BEAUTY In this NASA image a dying star is throwing a cosmic tantrum in this combined image from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope and the Galaxy Evolution Explorer.
Washington, January 11 ( ANI ): A team of astronomers has crowned the spectacular barred spiral galaxy NGC 6872 the largest-known spiral, based on archival data from NASA's Galaxy Evolution Explorer (GALEX) mission.
WASHINGTON, May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA is lending the Galaxy Evolution Explorer (GALEX) to the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) in Pasadena, where the spacecraft will continue its exploration of the cosmos.