Experience an immersive universe of infrared light as you follow the mission of NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope in VR. Spitzer is the 4th and final of NASA's Great Observatories, and will be concluding its mission on January 30th 2020.
This immersive video will take you through Spitzer's 16+ year mission, showing you how Spitzer observes the universe and the kinds of limitations and challenges faced by all space-based observatories.
NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory manages the Spitzer Space Telescope mission for NASA's Science Mission Directorate. Science operations are conducted at the Spitzer Science Center at Caltech/IPAC.
Video Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/K. Miller (IPAC)