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What does ISO stand for?

ISO stands for Infrared Space Observatory

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To draw these conclusions data was analyzed from several different missions, including Voyager 1 (1980), the Infrared Space Observatory (1997), and Cassini (2004 onwards), complemented by ground-based observations.
Herschel is an advanced mission, following in the footsteps of three very successful predecessors, the US-Dutch-British IRAS satellite (1983), ESA's Infrared Space Observatory (1995) and the more recent Spitzer Space Telescope (launched 2003).
They have been following it since September 2012, using the large Nancay radio telescope (in the Cher region of France), the Herschel infrared space observatory, at the Pic-du-Midi Observatory (in the Pyrenees), and with the antennas at Bure (in the Alps), at Pico Veleta (Spain), and at Chajnantor (Chile).
The discovery from the Infrared Space Observatory (ISO), launched in November 1995, raises Titan's profile as a world similar to the Earth early in its history.