1 October 1993 Atlas SIRTF mission
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This paper describes the status of NASA's Space Infrared Telescope Facility (SIRTF) program. SIRTF will be a cryogenically cooled observatory for infrared astronomy from space and is planned for launch early in the next decade. We summarize a newly modified baseline SIRTF mission and provide and overview of SIRTF's scientific programs.
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Michael W. Werner, Michael W. Werner, Michael G. Osmolovsky, Michael G. Osmolovsky, "Atlas SIRTF mission", Proc. SPIE 2019, Infrared Spaceborne Remote Sensing, (1 October 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.157818; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.157818


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