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Update on the Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE)

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dc.contributor.author Mainzer, Amanda K.
dc.contributor.author Eisenhardt, Peter
dc.contributor.author Wright, Edward L.
dc.contributor.author Liu, Feng-Chuan
dc.contributor.author Irace, William
dc.contributor.author Heinrichsen, Ingolf
dc.contributor.author Cutri, Roc
dc.contributor.author Duval, Valerie
dc.date.accessioned 2006-11-28T19:26:13Z
dc.date.available 2006-11-28T19:26:13Z
dc.date.issued 2006-05-27
dc.identifier.citation Astronomical Telescopes and Instrumentation, Orlando, Florida, May 24-30, 2006. en
dc.identifier.clearanceno 06-1468
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2014/39988
dc.description.abstract WISE will be placed into a Sun-synchronous polar orbit on a Delta 7320-10 launch vehicle. The WISE survey approach is simple and efficient. The three-axis-stabilized spacecraft rotates at a constant rate while the scan mirror freezes the telescope line of sight during each exposure. WISE has completed its mission Preliminary Design Review and its NASA Confirmation Review, and the project is awaiting confirmation from NASA to proceed to the Critical Design phase. Much of the payload hardware is now complete, and assembly of the payload will occur over the next year. en
dc.description.sponsorship NASA/JPL en
dc.format.extent 1013987 bytes
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.publisher Pasadena, CA : Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2006. en
dc.subject galaxies en
dc.subject asteroids en
dc.subject ultraluminous galaxies en
dc.subject brown dwarfs en
dc.title Update on the Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) en
dc.type Preprint en


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