CAS monthly Meeting – Topic: NASA Infrared Platforms: Seeing better across space and time

CAS monthly Meeting – Topic: NASA Infrared Platforms: Seeing better across space and time

Guest Speaker: John Conrad, NASA Solar System Ambassador

  • Beginning with an overview of the critical role of infrared observation for Astronomy and Cosmology, NASA’s major platforms are quickly reviewed.
  • SOFIA – an amazing current airborne platform for infrared astronomy – is presented:  description, operations, results.
  • The Space Telescopes – Spitzer (past), Hubble (present), and James Webb (future) – are summarized with regard to major features and accomplishments / potential.

This meeting is via Zoom invitation to CAS members. Watch your email for the invitation.


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