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It might look like an abstract painting, but this splash of colors is in fact a busy star-forming complex called Rho Ophiuchi.
WASHINGTON, July 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer, or WISE, will complete its first survey of the entire sky on July 17.
Infrared all-sky surveying telescope sends back first images from space WASHINGTON, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer, or WISE, has captured its first look at the starry sky that it will soon begin surveying in infrared light.
Engineers and scientists say the maneuver went off without a hitch, and everything is working properly.
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.
NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer, or Wise, is now perched atop its rocket at Vandenberg Air Force Base, north of Santa Barbara, Calif.
NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer, or WISE, has arrived at its last stop on Earth -- Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.
Engineers are rolling up their sleeves in preparation for building a telescope that will find the nearest star-like objects and the brightest galaxies.