Latest Infrared Space Observatory Stories
Images from NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) reveal an old star in the throes of a fiery outburst, spraying the cosmos with dust.
ESA's Herschel infrared space observatory has discovered that galaxies do not need to collide with each other to drive vigorous star birth.
NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer, or WISE, is warming up becuase the spacecraft is running out of the frozen coolant needed to keep its heat-sensitive instrument chilled.
Yesterday in Paris, ESAâ€™s Herschel and Planck science missions were honored by the French Association for Aeronautics and Astronautics.
The discovery of a previously unresolved population of galaxies in the GOODS fields and the first measurements of properties of galaxies in the almost unexplored far-infrared domain are among the first exciting scientific results achieved by Herschel's PACS and SPIRE instruments.
The first scientific results from ESA's Herschel infrared space observatory are revealing previously hidden details of star formation.
Dark energy, habitable planets around other stars, and the mysterious nature of our own Sun, have been chosen by ESA as candidates for two medium-class missions to be launched no earlier than 2017.
All systems are behaving as expected on NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE), which rocketed into the sky just before dawn on Dec 14 from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.
PALO ALTO, Calif., Dec. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- NASA's Wide-Field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) - scheduled for launch on Dec. 11, 2009 from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.