Spitzer Team Blog

14 Years and 11 Months in Space... One More Month to Go Before #Spitzer15 07.31.18 - In less than one month, NASA’s Spitzer Space telescope will be exactly half my age and given how much time went into its planning, preparation and construction, we could probably be twins. But while I've spent all of my 30 years on Earth, Spitzer has spent 15 of those orbiting our Sun in space, looking out into the depths of the Universe.

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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!