Initial Performance of the NEOWISE Reactivation Mission

@article{Mainzer2014InitialPO,
  title={Initial Performance of the NEOWISE Reactivation Mission},
  author={A. Mainzer and J. Bauer and R. Cutri and T. Grav and J. Masiero and R. Beck and P. Clarkson and T. Conrow and J. Dailey and P. Eisenhardt and B. Fabinsky and S. Fajardo-Acosta and J. Fowler and C. Gelino and C. Grillmair and I. Heinrichsen and M. Kendall and J. Kirkpatrick and F. Liu and F. Masci and H. McCallon and C. Nugent and M. Papin and E. Rice and D. Royer and T. Ryan and P. Sevilla and S. Sonnett and R. Stevenson and D. B. Thompson and S. Wheelock and D. Wiemer and M. Wittman and E. Wright and L. Yan},
  journal={arXiv: Earth and Planetary Astrophysics},
  year={2014}
}
NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) spacecraft has been brought out of hibernation and has resumed surveying the sky at 3.4 and 4.6 um. The scientific objectives of the NEOWISE reactivation mission are to detect, track, and characterize near-Earth asteroids and comets. The search for minor planets resumed on December 23, 2013, and the first new near-Earth object (NEO) was discovered six days later. As an infrared survey, NEOWISE detects asteroids based on their thermal emission… Expand
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