(Space Infrared Telescope for Cosmology and Astrophysics)
(plan for a future space IR telescope)
(for Space Infrared Telescope for Cosmology and Astrophysics)
is a proposal in development by
Japan (Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency) and Europe (European Space Agency), aiming at a launch in
the 2030 time frame.
It aims for a 2.5 m diameter telescope in an L2 orbit,
aiming for high sensitivity by cooling the mirror below 8 K.
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