Spitzer Observatory Animations

A gallery of pre-launch visualizations of the launch of Spitzer as well as conceptualizations of Spitzer in orbit.

Spitzer Science Animations

Animations related to Spitzer science covering a wide variety of astronomical topics.

Lyman Spitzer: A Space Visionary

A video biography of Professor Lyman Spitzer, Jr. Professor Lyman Spitzer, Jr. was a true Renaissance man, a perfectionist who excelled at anything he tried. This 5-minute video testifies to his life and influence.

2MASS Galactic Center: The Movie

Travel along the plane of our own Milky Way galaxy to the galactic center. This video was created using near-infrared data from the Two Micron All Sky Survey.