NASA has decommissioned the Spitzer House Telescope, one in every of its largest observatories which has studied the universe via detecting cosmic infrared radiation for greater than 16 years.
Introduced in 2003, Spitzer House Telescope used to be one in every of NASA’s 4 Nice Observatories. Spitzer in conjunction with the Hubble House Telescope, the Chandra X-ray Observatory and the Compton Gamma Ray Observatory constituted NASA’s Nice Observatory programme.
In 2016, NASA decided to near the Spitzer venture in 2018 in anticipation of the release of the James Webb House Telescope (JWST). Because the release of the JWST were given postponed, the Spitzer venture used to be granted it is 5th and ultimate extension, which ended on Januray 30th 2020.