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Science Schedules

Nominal start/end dates of Proposal Cycles
Cryogenic Mission

  • Cycle-1 : July 1, 2004 - May 31, 2005.
  • Cycle-2 : June 1, 2005 - May 31, 2006.
  • Cycle-3 : June 1, 2006 - June 30, 2007
  • Cycle-4 : July 1, 2007 - June 30, 2008
  • Cycle-5 : July 1, 2008 - May 15, 2009
Warm Mission
  • IRAC Warm Instrument Characterization (IWIC) : May - July 2009
  • Cycle 6 Exploration Science : Aug 2009 - Aug 2011
  • Cycle 6 Regular GO : Aug 2009 - July 2010
  • Cycle 7 Regular GO : Aug 2010 - July 2011
  • Cycle 8 Regular GO : Aug 2011 - Dec 2012
  • Cycle 9 Regular GO : Nov 2012 - Dec 2013
  • Cycle 10 Regular GO : Dec 2013 - Feb 2015
  • Cycle 11 Exploration Science and Large Programs : Feb 2015 - Sep 2016
  • Cycle 11 Regular GO : Feb 2015 - Dec 2015
  • Cycle 12 Regular GO : Dec 2015 - Sep 2016

Graphical Multi-Year Schedule