Space Infra-Red Telescope Facility

The Space InfraRed Telescope Facility, SIRTF, is the last of NASA's Great Observatories. It will be a cryogenically cooled space observatory. The telescope will have a 0.85m mirror which will operate in the 3-180 micron region for spectroscopy and imaging. It will carry out a mix of surveys and focused general observer programs.

Mission Timeline

IRTF Mission Support

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Last modified: Mar 28, 1998