Welcome to DARTS/IRTS

picture of IRTS

About IRTS

IRTS (Infrared Telescope in Space) is one of the experiments on-board the Space Flyer Unit (SFU), which was launched by the H-II rocket on March 18, 1995, and retrieved by the NASA Space Shuttle STS-72 on January 13, 1996.

Guideline for publication related to the IRTS data

For conditions of using data archived in DARTS, please find this page.

When publishing science results based on IRTS data in a journal or proceedings, you are requested to include the following sentence in the acknowledgement.

"This research is based on observations with IRTS, a joint project by ISAS and NASA"

And please refer to at least one of the following papers:

Last Modified: 20 July 2023