Episode 41: The last of the “great observatories” with Dr. Storrie-Lombardi

Dr. Lisa Storrie-Lombardi, talks about the Spitzer Space Telescope, which was the last of NASA’s “Great Observatories” program. She tells us about one of Spitzer’s most exciting discoveries; the first observation of light from a planet outside our solar system. She also talks about how engineers are constantly innovating to enable Spitzer to make better and more sensitive observations.

Dr. Lisa Storrie-Lombardi, talks about the Spitzer Space Telescope, which was the last of NASA’s “Great Observatories” program. She tells us about one of Spitzer’s most exciting discoveries; the first observation of light from a planet outside our solar system. She also talks about how engineers are constantly innovating to enable Spitzer to make better and more sensitive observations.