April 14, 2003
New "Observatory" Not Quite Launched

Triggered by a launch delay, the Washington Post has decided to go ahead and publish this nice summary of SIRTF, the Space Infrared Telescope Facility. As the last of the four "great observatories" launched by NASA in the past twenty years, its job will be to look at the universe in the infra-red spectrum and, well, see what can be seen.

Posted by scott at April 14, 2003 09:18 AM

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