NASA SIRTF Status Report 22 Sep 2003

Status Report From: Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Posted: Wednesday, September 24, 2003

This is Day 29 of the 90-day in-orbit checkout and science verification period. The telescope temperature is now below 43 K (-230 C), and the outer shell of the cold telescope assembly is below 37 K (-236 C). The first SIRTF observations of a moving target were made by the InfraRed Array Camera, and are being calibrated and analyzed. All systems continue to perform as expected.

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