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What does SIRTF stand for?

SIRTF stands for Space Infrared Telescope Facility (now Spitzer Space Telescope; NASA)

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of Arizona), who was involved with the Space Infrared Telescope Facility (SIRTF) also known as the Spitzer, tells the story of the creation of the project in 1983, political and managerial issues at NASA that impeded its progress, budget problems during a period of downsizing, its completion in 2002, launching in 2003, and first year in orbit.
The Space Infrared Telescope Facility, known as SIRTF, is the last of four Nasa spacecraft designed to peer deeper into the universe using an array of tools that measure light of varying wavelengths.