Weekly Spacecraft Mission News (English, German) – 30.01.20

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NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope / NASAs Spitzer Weltraumteleskop

It’s time to say goodbye to NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope. Here’s why.

How does NASA know it’s time to end a mission? For the Spitzer Space Telescope, the agency can blame it on the spacecraft’s juice.

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How NASA’s Webb Telescope Will Continue Spitzer’s Legacy

While the Spitzer Space Telescope is headed for retirement, many of its breakthroughs will be studied more precisely with NASA’s forthcoming James Webb Space Telescope.

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Spitzer in Space: Final Voyage

This artist’s concept depicts NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope in space much as it would appear to an observer at the end of its mission on January 30, 2020.

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NASA is turning off the Spitzer Space Telescope. Its infrared eye changed our view of the universe.

NASA is bidding goodbye to a premier space telescope, one that let scientists peer into the dusty corners of the universe.

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Gallery: The infrared universe seen by NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope

See images from NASA’s infrared Spitzer Space Telescope.

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