Herschel - ESA's Far-Infrared Space Observatory

Launched in May 2009, Herschel has the largest mirror ever launched on an astronomical telescope

Planck Surveyor Satellite

Launched on the same rocket as Herschel, Planck is surveying the entire sky to examine fluctuations in the microwave background left behind by the Big Bang

SPICA - A Future Far-Infrared Space Telescope

A joint Japanese-ESA project currently in the planning stage

The SWIRE Infrared Survey

The largest legacy survey using NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope

UKIDSS - The UKIRT Infrared Deep Sky Survey

The largest existing survey of the sky at near-infrared (0.9-2.3 micron) wavelengths

IPHAS / UVEX and VPHAS+ Galactic Plane surveys

IPHAS and VPHAS+ are imaging the Northern (IPHAS) and Southern (VPHAS+) Milky Way in visible light and Hα down to >20th magnitude.