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News Archive / Tagged: Great Observatories

  • NASA broadcast celebrates Spitzer telescope’s accomplishments

    Laurel KornfeldJanuary 24th, 2020

    In a live broadcast on Wednesday, January 22, NASA celebrated 16 years of incredible accomplishments by the Spitzer Space Telescope, one of its four "Great Observatories" in space.

  • Chandra X-Ray Observatory back in service after anomaly

    Jason RhianOctober 25th, 2018

    With the potential loss of two of the Great Observatories, NASA and the teams working on the space-based telescopes have demonstrated their resilience in the face of adversity, bringing one back into service and closing in on doing the same for the other.

  • Our SpaceFlight Heritage: Spitzer telescope’s top 15 discoveries

    Laurel KornfeldAugust 27th, 2018

    To celebrate the 15th anniversary of the Spitzer Space Telescope's operations in space, NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), which manages the mission, issued a statement highlighting the infrared observatory's top 15 discoveries.