SIRTF News


Mission Press Releases

  • Infrared Echoes Give NASA's Spitzer a Supernova Flashback
    Marshall Space Flight Center - Wednesday, October 1, 2008
    Posted on: 10/1/2008 6:18:42 PM PDT

  • NASA's Spitzer Space telescope Sees Shining Stellar Sphere
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - Friday, April 11, 2008
    Posted on: 4/11/2008 11:12:34 AM PDT

  • Astronomers Find Dust In The Wind of Black Holes
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - Tuesday, October 9, 2007
    Posted on: 10/9/2007 6:47:50 PM PDT

  • Water Vapor Seen 'Raining Down' On Young Star System
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - Wednesday, August 29, 2007
    Posted on: 8/29/2007 12:27:17 PM PDT

  • NASA Spitzer Space Telescope Celebrates Fourth Anniversary with Celestial Fireworks
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - Friday, August 24, 2007
    Posted on: 8/24/2007 6:34:16 PM PDT

  • Two Telescopes Combine to Probe Young Family of Stars
    Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics - Wednesday, August 8, 2007
    Posted on: 8/8/2007 8:39:26 AM PDT

  • NASA's Chandra Catches "Piranha" Black Holes
    Marshall Space Flight Center - Wednesday, July 25, 2007
    Posted on: 7/25/2007 7:43:11 AM PDT

  • New View of Doomed Star, Eta Carinae
    Marshall Space Flight Center - Friday, June 22, 2007
    Posted on: 6/22/2007 10:21:56 AM PDT

  • NASA Spitzer Space Telescope Searches for the Origins of Life
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - Thursday, June 14, 2007
    Posted on: 6/14/2007 12:32:49 PM PDT

  • NASA Spitzer nets thousands of galaxies in a giant cluster
    Goddard Space Flight Center - Wednesday, May 30, 2007
    Posted on: 5/30/2007 6:11:43 AM PDT

  • Baby Stars Hatching in Orion's Head
    NASA HQ - Friday, May 18, 2007
    Posted on: 5/18/2007 7:42:39 PM PDT

  • NASA Finds Extremely Hot Planet, Makes First Exoplanet Weather Map
    NASA HQ - Wednesday, May 9, 2007
    Posted on: 5/9/2007 10:38:20 AM PDT

  • Comets Clash at Heart of Helix Nebula
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - Monday, February 12, 2007
    Posted on: 2/12/2007 9:08:02 PM PDT

  • Famous Space Pillars Feel the Heat of Star's Explosion
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - Tuesday, January 9, 2007
    Posted on: 1/9/2007 6:41:31 PM PDT

  • NASA Telescope Picks Up Glow of Universe's First Objects
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - Monday, December 18, 2006
    Posted on: 12/18/2006 7:34:19 PM PDT

  • Spitzer and Hubble Create Colorful Masterpiece
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - Tuesday, November 7, 2006
    Posted on: 11/7/2006 1:07:34 PM PDT

  • NASA Spitzer Image: Snake on a Galactic Plane!
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - Thursday, November 2, 2006
    Posted on: 11/2/2006 7:28:38 PM PDT

  • NASA's Spitzer Peels Back Layers of Star's Explosion
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - Friday, October 27, 2006
    Posted on: 10/27/2006 9:44:56 AM PDT

  • Chandra Reviews Black Hole Musical: Epic But Off-Key
    Marshall Space Flight Center - Thursday, October 5, 2006
    Posted on: 10/5/2006 11:31:23 AM PDT

  • Planets Prefer Safe Neighborhoods
    California Institute of Technology - Tuesday, October 3, 2006
    Posted on: 10/3/2006 11:40:14 AM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • NASA Spitzer Image: Cassiopeia A: Death Becomes Her
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - June 9, 2005
    Posted on: 6/9/2005 7:10:08 PM PDT

  • NASA Spitzer Image: The Cry of Cassiopeia A
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - June 9, 2005
    Posted on: 6/9/2005 7:08:45 PM PDT

  • NASA Spitzer Image: Dead Star Rumbles
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - June 9, 2005
    Posted on: 6/9/2005 7:07:10 PM PDT

  • NASA Spitzer Image: A Year in the Life of an Infrared Echo
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - June 9, 2005
    Posted on: 6/9/2005 7:05:07 PM PDT

  • NASA Spitzer Image: Illustration of a Light Echo
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - June 9, 2005
    Posted on: 6/9/2005 7:03:02 PM PDT

  • NASA Space Infrared Telescope Facility Mission Status October 13, 2003
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - October 13, 2003
    Posted on: 10/13/2003 5:02:23 PM PDT

  • NASA SIRTF Update October 8, 2003
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - October 9, 2003
    Posted on: 10/9/2003 9:29:02 PM PDT

  • SIRTF Update October 6, 2003
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - October 7, 2003
    Posted on: 10/7/2003 9:43:41 AM PDT

  • NASA SIRTF Status Report 22 Sep 2003
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - September 24, 2003
    Posted on: 9/24/2003 8:05:16 AM PDT

  • SIRTF Update 17 September 2003
    California Institute of Technology - September 18, 2003
    Posted on: 9/18/2003 6:15:14 AM PDT

  • NASA SIRTF Launch Aboard Delta Rocket on Schedule for Aug. 25
    Kennedy Space Center - August 24, 2003
    Posted on: 8/24/2003 2:32:23 PM PDT

  • NASA Space Infrared Telescope Facility (SIRTF) Launch Status Report 4 Jun 2003
    Kennedy Space Center - June 4, 2003
    Posted on: 6/4/2003 3:05:14 PM PDT

  • Space Infrared Telescope Facility (SIRTF) 25 Apr 2003 Launch Status Report
    Kennedy Space Center - April 25, 2003
    Posted on: 4/25/2003 5:36:28 PM PDT

  • NASA Delays SIRTF Launch
    NASA HQ - April 18, 2003
    Posted on: 4/18/2003 2:56:48 PM PDT

  • Space Infrared Telescope Facility (SIRTF) Launch Status 14 Apr 2003
    Kennedy Space Center - April 14, 2003
    Posted on: 4/14/2003 4:56:33 PM PDT

  • SIRTF Launch Rescheduled
    California Institute of Technology - December 2, 2002
    Posted on: 12/2/2002 10:02:54 PM PDT

  • SIRTF Cycle-1 Call for Proposals Issued
    California Institute of Technology - December 2, 2002
    Posted on: 12/2/2002 10:02:21 PM PDT

  • Renaming SIRTF: A Status Report November 2002
    California Institute of Technology - November 1, 2002
    Posted on: 11/1/2002 8:07:04 PM PDT

  • Space Infrared Telescope Facility Mission Status February 27, 2002
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - February 27, 2002
    Posted on: 2/27/2002 6:00:12 PM PDT