Senior Review of Operating Missions
The exploration into the origins of our solar system ... of our very existence, requires the development of complex space missions.
- Report of the 2010 Senior Review of the Astrophysics Division Operating Missions
- Report of the 2008 Senior Review of the Astrophysics Division Operating Missions
- Report of the 2006 Senior Review of the Astrophysics Division Missons Operations and Data Analysis (MO&DA) Programs
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ASTRO-H is a powerful orbiting observatory being developed by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) for studying extremely energetic processes in the universe. NASA and the JAXA/Institute of Space and Astronautical Science have teamed up to develop a high resolution ...
|20160201 February 2016||2Development|
Euclid is an ESA-led mission to map the geometry of the dark Universe. Using two cosmological probes (weak lensing and baryonic acoustic oscillations) in a wide-field survey, Euclid will precisely measure the growth of large-scale structure and the expansion history ...
James Webb Space Telescope (formerly the Next Generation Space Telescope) is designed for observations in the far visible to the mid infrared part of the spectrum. JWST will probe the era when stars and galaxies started to form; it will ...
The Neutron star Interior Composition ExploreR (NICER) is a NASA Astrophysics Explorer Mission of Opportunity dedicated to the study of the extraordinary gravitational, electromagnetic, and nuclear-physics environments embodied by neutron stars.
|20170201 February 2017||2Development|
The Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) will use an array of telescopes to perform an all-sky survey to discover transiting exoplanets ranging from Earth-sized to gas giants, in orbit around nearby bright stars.
|20180601 June 2018||2Development|