12 July 2008 SPRITE: the Spitzer proposal review website
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The Spitzer Science Center (SSC), located on the campus of the California Institute of Technology, supports the science operations of NASA's infrared Spitzer Space Telescope. The SSC issues an annual Call for Proposals inviting investigators worldwide to submit Spitzer Space Telescope proposals. The Spitzer Proposal Review Website (SPRITE) is a MySQL/PHP web database application designed to support the SSC proposal review process. Review panel members use the software to view, grade, and write comments about the proposals, and SSC support team members monitor the grading and ranking process and ultimately generate a ranked list of all the proposals. The software is also used to generate, edit, and email award letters to the proposers. This work was performed at the California Institute of Technology under contract to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
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Megan K. Crane, Lisa J. Storrie-Lombardi, Nancy A. Silbermann, Luisa M. Rebull, "SPRITE: the Spitzer proposal review website", Proc. SPIE 7016, Observatory Operations: Strategies, Processes, and Systems II, 701625 (12 July 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.788559; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.788559
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Computed tomography

Space telescopes

Infrared telescopes

Galactic astronomy

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