Spitzer Team Blog

Join #AskSpitzer campaign for the 14th anniversary celebration! 07.17.17 - August 25 marks 14 years since NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope was launched into space from Cape Canaveral in Florida. Send us your questions with a hashtag #AskSpitzer on Twitter or Facebook between July 17th and August 4th. Select questions will be answered by Spitzer experts in an upcoming anniversary video.

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Downloads

Cosmic Screensavers, posters, wallpaper, widgets, and more!

Models

Build your own Spitzer Space Telescope out of paper, legos or 3D computer models.

AstroPix

A new way to share the universe, browse astronomical images from different missions around the world. Explore Spitzer's collection or any image with infrared data.

Cool Cosmos

Educational resources highlighting the science of light and infrared astronomy. This site includes fun games, images, lesson plans, and much more!

Virtual Telescopes

Browse Spitzer images inside of Google Sky and Microsoft's World Wide Telescope. Pan, zoom and change the opacity of the images to see how Spitzer's infrared images stack up to the visible light equivalents. You can even take virtual tours around the cosmos!