NASA's WFIRST: Uncovering the Mysteries of the Universe - Trailer

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Duration: 1 minute

This is a video trailer for NASA's new infrared survey mission. The Wide-Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST) is an upcoming space telescope designed to perform wide-field imaging and spectroscopy of the infrared sky. One of WFIRST's objectives will be looking for clues about dark energy – the mysterious force that is accelerating the expansion of the universe. Another objective of the mission will be finding and studying exoplanets. For more information, visit: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OtKmBMmpWvw .


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Announcements, Hubble Telescope, Illustrative

Credits

Credit: NASA, C. Meaney (HTSI), R. Kaehler (KIPAC/Standford), S. Wiessinger (USRA), and N. Gehrels (Goddard Space Flight Center)

Publication: November 14, 2014


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