On January 30th 2020, NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope completed its mission. This page tells its story, showcases new science and highlights its most outstanding achievements during the past 16 years in space.
Celebrate the 15th anniversary of NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope with special releases: from most historic discoveries to a virtual reality experience and the NASA Selfie App!
NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope concluded its 16+ year mission on January 30th, 2020. In recognition of its incredible scientific achievements the “Exoplanet Excursions” VR experience has been updated to include new modules describing the telescope that has enabled so much exoplanet research and discovery.
The red dwarf star TRAPPIST-1 is home to the largest group of roughly Earth-size planets ever found in a single stellar system. Located about 40 light-years away, these seven rocky siblings provide an example of the tremendous variety of planetary systems that likely fill the universe.
Celebrate the 12th anniversary of NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope with a new digital calendar showcasing some of the mission's most notable discoveries and popular cosmic eye candy.
Add some Spitzer style to your video conference background with these videos and images. Click on a thumbnail to view a larger version, and then save the file to your computer. These images have been optimized to work with Zoom virtual backgrounds.