Happy 15th Birthday Spitzer, A Cosmic Eye Opener

Credit: Saturn's largest ring: Keck/NASA/JPL-Caltech
HOUSTON—The last of NASA’s four Great Observatories, the Spitzer space telescope, has marked its 15th anniversary in space, with an impressive legacy of discovery and every expectation there will be more to come. The infrared telescope launched into its Earth-trailing, heliocentric orbit atop a...
Mark Carreau

Mark is based in Houston, where he has written on aerospace for more than 25 years. While at the Houston Chronicle, he was recognized by the Rotary National Award for Space Achievement Foundation in 2006 for his professional contributions to the public understanding of America's space program through news reporting.

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