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infrared astronomy satellites





satellite launch date
IRAS (Infrared Astronomy Satellite) Jan. 1983
COBE (Cosmic Background Explorer) Nov. 1989
Hubble Space Telescope Apr. 1990
IRTS (Infrared Telescope in Space) Mar. 1995
ISO (Infrared Space Observatory) Nov. 1995
MSX (Midcourse Space Experiment) Apr. 1996
WIRE (Wide-Field Infrared Explorer) Mar. 1999
Spitzer Space Telescope Aug. 2003
Astro-F 2006
WISE (Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer) 2008
James Webb Space Telescope 2011
Darwin 2015
TPF (Terrestrial Planet Finder) indefinite delay


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