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Mission Accomplished By Twin-Telescope Sky Survey

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March 7, 2001
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After scanning the entire sky and capturing breathtaking and scientifically important images of galaxies, stars and other celestial objects, a pair of infrared telescopes has finished its survey work. The successful completion of observations marks a milestone in modern astronomy. For the next two years, data processing will continue for the 24 terabytes of archive data, which is enough to fill more than 2,000 hard drives on an average home computer.

After scanning the entire sky and capturing breathtaking and scientifically important images of galaxies, stars and other celestial objects, a pair of infrared telescopes has finished its survey work.


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NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory. "Mission Accomplished By Twin-Telescope Sky Survey." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 7 March 2001. <www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/02/010226071432.htm>.
NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory. (2001, March 7). Mission Accomplished By Twin-Telescope Sky Survey. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 18, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/02/010226071432.htm
NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory. "Mission Accomplished By Twin-Telescope Sky Survey." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/02/010226071432.htm (accessed April 18, 2014).

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