Cosmic Origins
Searching for answers about our universe and its origins

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Decadal Survey

Decadal Survey Astro2020 Planning

Decadal Survey Astro2010

  • 2010 Astrophysics Decadal Report
  • The Astro2010 Pre-publication report, New Worlds, New Horizons in Astronomy and Astrophysics [PDF, 81.2 MB]
  • The Astro2010 Report in Brief [PDF, 1.52 MB]
  • The Astro2010 Panel reports volume, Panel Reports—New Worlds, New Horizons in Astronomy and Astrophysics [PDF, 18.6 MB]
  • Astro2010 Implementation Panel Report of the Panel on Implementing Recommendations from the New Worlds, New Horizons Decadal Survey [PDF, 18.6 MB]

COR Brochures

  • January 2014 Three-fold [PDF]

NASA Headquarters

Technology

  • Technology maturation process: The NASA strategic astrophysics technology (SAT) program [PDF]
  • Technology Gap Submission Form: Due by June 1 each year for prioritization in the same year
  • 2017 COR Program Annual Technology Report (PATR) [PDF]
  • 2016 COR Program Annual Technology Report (PATR) [PDF]
  • 2015 COR Program Annual Technology Report (PATR) [PDF]
  • 2014 COR Program Annual Technology Report (PATR) [PDF]
  • 2013 COR Program Annual Technology Report (PATR) [PDF]
  • 2012 COR Program Annual Technology Report (PATR) [PDF]
  • 2011 COR Program Annual Technology Report (PATR) [PDF]

UV/Optical Space Telescope

  • White paper on Science Requirements for future UV/Visible Astrophysics Mission Concepts [PDF] - Scowen et al. 2013

AURA Study on Future Large UV/Visible Mission

  • Astronomers Envision a "High-Definition Hubble" to Look for Life Beyond Earth [PDF]

Proceedings

  • Hubble's Legacy: Reflections by Those Who Dreamed It, Built It, and Observed the Universe with It, Roger D. Launius, David DeVorkin (Volume editor), based upon talks given at a public symposium in November 2009 at the National Air and Space Museum [Synopsis][Download]

Heritage

  • Presentation by COPAG Chair Ken Sembach to the Astrophysics Subcommittee (APS), March 17, 2015 [PDF]
  • Ken Sembach COPAG Presentation to APS, November 14, 2014 [PDF]
  • Presentation by COPAG Chair Chris Martin to the Astrophysics Subcommittee, 24 Feb, 2012 [PDF]

Technology

  • TMB Criteria for Prioritization Draft 2011-09-06 [PDF]
  • COPAG Pre-workshop Technology Matrix Draft 2011-09-22 [PDF]
  • COPAG Post-workshop Technology Matrix Draft 2011-09-27 [PDF]
News
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Cosmic Origins Virtual Town Hall | July 10th, 2024, 12:00 – 1:00 pm ET
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Astrophysics Program Advisory Council (APAC) Meeting | July 23rd – 24th, 9:00am – 5:00pm ET
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Cosmic Pathfinders Program: Cosmic Chatter Series | Recordings
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Cosmic Origins Science Highlight | Alignment of Bipolar Jets Confirms Star Formation Theories
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