Spitzer’s Coming Retirement

This video takes a VR look at the Spitzer Space Telescope. Spitzer is one of NASA’s Great Observatories, and it will be ending its mission at the end of January, 2020. This video covers Spitzer’s 16+ year mission, showing how Spitzer observes the universe and some of the limitations and challenges faced by space-based observatories.

Use the widget in the upper left to pan and tilt your point of view.

Video Credit: NASA

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