spitzer

Spitzer Space Telescope

Launched in 2003 this telescope orbits the Earth and is collectively developed by Caltech, NASA and JPL. The Spitzer telescope is newer compared to the Hubble and pretty advanced too but it does not operate in visible light. Instead the Spitzer is designed to exclusively sniff through space for infrared radiation thus it sees things that the normal human eye cannot. Another key factor about its position in space is