Cosmic Origins
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Program News and Announcements

2024

News Articles
5 February 2024
Galaxies Science Interest Group Seminar | February 7th 1:00pm ET »  Details
Galaxies Science Interest Group Seminar | February 7th 1:00pm ET »  Details
JWST Depicts Staggering Structure in 19 Nearby Spiral Galaxies »  Details
Science Mission Directorate Quarterly Community Town Hall »  Details
Inclusion Plan Requirements Town Hall 3 – 4:30 pm Eastern Time »  Details
ROSES Usability RFI Response Date Extended to 23 February 2024 »  Details
NASA Postdoctoral Program Applications Due March 1st 2024 »  Details
24 January 2024
Galaxies Science Interest Group Seminar | January 24th 1:00pm ET »  Details
Diffuse Gas in Cosmic Ecosystems Science Interest Group Seminar | January 25th 4:00pm ET »  Details
Sign Up for Joining Working Groups for Habitable Worlds Observatory (HWO)! »  Details
Position Advertisement: Program Manager, Exoplanet Exploration Program (ExEP) »  Details
19 January 2024
Sign Up for Joining Working Groups for Habitable Worlds Observatory (HWO)! »  Details
6 January 2024
PhysCOS & COR on Tap at 243rd AAS Meeting »  Details
APD Technology Gap Prioritization Cycle Open »  Details
COR & COPAG Sessions at the AAS Winter Meeting »  Details

2023

News Articles
22 December 2023
TDAMM SIG Kickoff Session at AAS Winter Meeting »  Details
Interested in Getting Involved in the Habitable Worlds Observatory? »  Details
NASA Headquarters Is Seeking PhD Scientists to Serve as Program Scientists »  Details
TESS Users Committee Community Survey | January, 19 2024 »  Details
18 December 2023
COR & COPAG Sessions at the AAS Winter Meeting> »  Details
ROSES-23 Amendment 73: D.18 XRISM GO Cycle 1 Delayed to 4 April 2024 »  Details
28 November 2023
Call For Nominations to Serve on COPAG EC »  Details
Precursor Science Gaps for NASA Flagship Missions | Deadline Extended December 15, 2023 »  Details
COPAG Session at the AAS Winter Meeting »  Details
21 November 2023
Call For Nominations to Serve on COPAG EC »  Details
SMD Bridge Workshop Report is now PUBLIC! »  Details
Reminder: Your Inputs are Needed!! Soliciting Community Input on Precursor Science Gaps for NASA Flagship Missions | Deadline Monday, November 27, 2023 »  Details
Best Practices for Data Publication in the Astronomical Literature | Saturday, January 6th, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm EST »  Details
2023 NASA / IPAC Extragalactic Database (NED) User Survey | Deadline December 4th, 2023 »  Details
31 October 2023
Habitable Worlds Observatory START & TAG Kick-Off Meeting »  Details
18 October 2023
Astrophysics Advisory Committee (APAC) Meeting | October 19th & 20th 9:00a ET »  Details.
UV Science and Technology Interest Group (UV STIG) | Friday, 20 October 2023, 2:00p – 3:00p ET »  Details.
AWESOM SAG Meeting | Friday, October 20, 2023, 11:00a – 12:00p ET »  Details.
Last Call! JWST Call for Proposals for Cycle 3 | Due October 25th by 8:00p ET (US) »  Details.
Cosmic Origins & Program Analysis Group Activity at 243rd American Astronomical Society (AAS) Meeting »  Details.
Habitable Worlds Observatory START & TAG Invite Interested Community Members To Virtually Attend Kick-Off Meeting on October 31 – November 2 »  Details.
29 September 2023
Infrared Science and Technology Integration Group (IR STIG) Webinar | Monday, 2 October 2023, 3:00 PM ET »  Details
AWESOM SAG Meeting | Friday, October 6, 2023, 11am – noon ET »  Details
Community Input for the Cosmic Origins Precursor Science Gaps | November, 17th 2023 »  Details
22 September 2023
Diffuse Gas in Cosmic Ecosystems Science Interest Group | September 28, 2023 – 4pm EST / 1 PM PST »  Details
Windows on the Universe: Establishing the Infrastructure for a Collaborative Multi-messenger Ecosystem | October 16 – 18, Tucson, AZ »  Details
Galaxies Science Interest Group (Galaxies SIG) Seminar | Tuesday October 3rd, 2023 at 1pm ET »  Details
NASA’s Webb Telescope Inspires ARTECHOUSE Exhibit, Public Art »  Details
15 September 2023
ROSES-2023 APRA & SAT Due Dates Deferred »  Details
Cosmic Origins & Physics of the Cosmos Conference Exhibits »  Details
Congratulations to the XRISM Team »  Details
9 September 2023
Special Announcement About the Habitable Worlds Observatory START and TAG Teams »  Details
1 September 2023
GALAXIES Science Interest Group | Tuesday, 5 September 2023, 1:00pm – 2:00pm Eastern »  Details
NASA Space Technology Graduate Research Opportunities (NSTGRO24) Released | Proposals Due: November 1, 2023 (6 PM Eastern, 3 PM Pacific) »  Details
25 August 2023
ROSES-23 Amendment 39: D.13 Astrophysics Pioneers Not Solicited This Year »  Details
XRISM launch Delayed | August, 27th at 8:26pm ET »  Details
NASA Postdoctoral Program Applications Due November 2023 »  Details
SMD Bridge Program Seed Funding Announcement of Opportunity »  Details
2 August 2023
Towards Starlight Suppression for the Habitable Worlds Observatory Workshop »  Details
Call for Self-Nominations for the Roman Core Community Survey Definition Committees »  Details
DGCE-SIG Seminar: Directly Tracing the Halo-Scale Gas Flows in Emission at Intermediate Redshift »  Details
The First Year of JWST Science Conference, September 11–14, 2023 »  Details
2023 Astrophysics Probe Explorer Announcement of Opportunity »  Details
ROSES-2022 Astrophysics Decadal Survey Precursor Science Proposals Selected »  Details
31 July 2023
2023 Astrophysics Probe Explorer Announcement of Opportunity »  Details
21 July 2023
Diffuse Gas in Cosmic Ecosystems Science Interest Group | July 27th, 2023 »  Details
Call for Self-Nominations for the Roman Core Community Survey Definition Committees »  Details
The First Year of JWST Science Conference »  Details
16 June 2023
Diffuse Gas in Cosmic Ecosystems Science Interest Group | June 22, 2023 »  Details.
Science with the Habitable Worlds Observatory and Beyond »  Details.
Engage and Amplify Black Space Week | June 18th-24th »  Details.
15 June 2023
Astrophysics Advisory Committee Summer Meeting 27 – 28 June 2023 »  Details
23 May 2023
Hubble Cycle 31 Phase I Proposal Deadline | Wednesday May 24, 2023 at 8:00pm EDT »  Details
Science with the Habitable Worlds Observatory and Beyond | 10-14 July 2023 »  Details
Diffuse Gas in Cosmic Ecosystems Science Interest Group | Thursday, May 25th »  Details
4 May 2023
Habitable Worlds Observatory Virtual Town Hall, 5 May 2023 »  Details
International AGN Seminar Series May 9th »  Details
ROSES-22: Topical Workshops, Symposia, and Conferences (TWSC) Delayed »  Details
ROSES-23: Research Initiation Awards (RIA) and SMD Bridge Program Seed Funding (BPSF) »  Details
Joint Webinar on Research Initiation Awards (RIA) and SMD Bridge Program Seed Funding (BPSF) »  Details
NASA Fall Internship Applications Due May, 27th, 2023 »  Details
3 March 2023
The 2nd PRIMA Community Workshop »  Details
Towards Starlight Suppression for the Habitable Worlds Observatory »  Details
24 February 2023
International Day of Women and Girls in Science »  Details
NASA Awards Millions to Historically Black Colleges, Universities »  Details
2023 Royal Astronomical Society Annie Maunder Medal »  Details
NASA Postdoctoral Program (NPP) Application Due Date Fast Approaching | March 1st 2023 »  Details
Kavli Institute for Particle Astrophysics and Cosmology Post-Baccalaureate Fellowship Program »  Details
UVEX Community Workshop: Synergies And New Opportunity »  Details
Second SOFIA School »  Details

2022

News Articles
2 December 2022
Join the New Great Observatories Science Analysis Group »  Details
17 November 2022
JWST/Cosmic Origins Science Presented to US Congress! »  Details
31 October 2022
Cosmic Origins Program Analysis Group Executive Committee Nominations »  Details
7 October 2022
Call for U.S. Scientists to Serve on a Review of NASA’s Balloon Program Independent Review »  Details
23 September 2022
Apply for the Astrophysics Mission Design School (AMDS) | September, 28th, 2022 »  Details
Precursor Science Workshop II: Request for Community Input on Precursor Science Topics for the Future Great Observatories | October 11–13th, 2022 »  Details
International AGN Seminar Series | September 27th, 2022. »  Details
15 September 2022
JWST Conference @ Sexten on 10–14 July 2023. Opening of abstract submission on November 30. »  Details
9 September 2022
ASD Call for Nominations to the COPAG Executive Committee »  Details
29 August 2022
International AGN Seminar Series | August 30th, 2022 »  Details
2023 Astrophysics Probe Explorer (APEX) DRAFT Announcement of Opportunity Released for Community Comment »  Details
2023A NASA Keck Call for Proposals »  Details
Precursor Science Workshop II: Request for Community Input on Precursor Science Topics for the Future Great Observatories | October 11 – 13th, 2022 »  Details
22 August 2022
Precursor Science Workshop II Delayed to 11 – 13 October »  Details
15 August 2022
Call for a U.S. Scientist to serve on ESA’s NewAthena Science Redefinition Team »  Details
1 August 2022
Precursor Science Workshop II | 7 – 9 September 2022 Request for Brief Presentations on Facilities that Could be Made Available for Precursor Science Investigation Proposals »  Details
Precursor Science Workshop II | 7 – 9 September 2022 Request for Community Input on Precursor Science Topics for the Future Great Observatories »  Details
SMD Bridge Program Workshop | 17 – 21 October 2022 (Virtual) »  Details
Presentations Posted for APAC Meeting (July 20–21, 2022) »  Details
18 July 2022
New Astrophysics Division Director Announced »  Details
15 July 2022
JWST First Images Released »  Details
Precursor Science Workshop II Rescheduled to September 7–9, 2022 »  Details
NASA Job Announcement »  Details
NASA Astrophysics Advisory Committee Meeting | 20–21 July »  Details
8 July 2022
Time Domain and Multi-Messenger Astrophysics (TDAMM) | August 22 – 24 2022 »  Details
Inaugural NASA Sounding Rocket Symposium | August 17 – 19, 2022 »  Details
Precursors to Pathways: Science Enabling NASA Astrophysics Future Great Observatories | August 2 – 4 2022 »  Details
16 June 2022
New Images Using Data From Retired Telescopes Reveal Hidden Features »  Details
15 June 2022
NASA’s Chandra Catches Pulsar in X-ray Speed Trap »  Details
NASA Hubble Space Telescope: Dead Star Caught Ripping Up Planetary System »  Details
14 June 2022
NASA’s Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope to Help Untangle Galaxy Growth, Dark Matter Makeup »  Details
2 June 2022
NASA Will Hold Precursor Science Workshop, August 2–4, 2022 »  Details
31 May 2022
Astrophysics Biennial Technology Report and Tech Gaps Announcements »  Details
10 May 2022
Unique Science from the Moon in the Artemis Era Workshop »  Details
28 April 2022
National Academies Board on Physics and Astronomy — Spring 2022 Meeting »  Details
27 April 2022
NASA Response to Astro2020 Decadal Survey, Dr. Paul Hertz, Division Director, Astrophysics Division, Science Mission Directorate, NASA »  Details
11 April 2022
NASA Astrophysics Division Town Hall | May 3, 2022 »  Details
TDAMM Workshop August 2022 »  Details
24 March 2022
Astrophysics Advisory Committee (APAC) | March 30 – 31 »  Details
IR Science and Technology Integration Group Workshop | March 30 – April 1 »  Details
14 February 2022
TESS AAS Splinter Session February 16, 2022 »  Details
TESS Cycle 5 Pointings Available Now and Proposals Due March 18, 2022 »  Details
25 January 2022
NASA Will Hold Virtual Precursor Science Workshop April 20 – 22, 2022 »  Details
19 January 2022
NASA PCOS/COR Program Office Announces Upcoming International Workshop on Time Domain Astronomy/Multi-Messenger Astrophysics (TDAMM) »  Details
18 January 2022
Astronomy and Astrophysics Advisory Committee, January 25-26, 2022. »  Details
13 January 2022
NASA Astrophysics Division Director Position Advertisement »  Details

2021

News Articles
15 December 2021
Invitation to the Joint PAG Session at AAS Meeting »  Details.
9 November 2021
Astrophysics Division (APD) Needs Community Inputs to NASA Astrophysics Technology Gap Prioritization Process Following Astro2020 »  Details.
30 September 2021
Apply to the COPAG Executive Committee »  Details.
Astrophysics Advisory Committee Meeting 13 & 15 October 2021 »  Details.
Roman Space Telescope Astrophysics Survey – Your Input Needed »  Details.
4 August 2021
New!! Science Interest Groups Forming. »  Details.
ROSES Strategic Astrophysics Technology opportunity will focus on Astro2020 Recommendations. »  Details.
Call for NASA Keck Key Strategic Mission Support Proposals for 2022A. »  Details.
1 July 2021
QUEST Seminar: 1 July 2021, 3:00pm (Eastern). »  Meeting/Connection Information.
28 June 2021
Important Update to Astrophysics Advisory Committee (APAC) Meeting Due to Start Tomorrow, 29 June 2021. »  Details.
24 June 2021
NASA Astrophysics Advisory Committee Meeting 29 – 30 June 2021. »  Details.
22 June 2021
Infrared Science and Technology Interest Group (IR STIG) webinar by Dr. Phil Korngut will be held Tuesday, June 22nd at 1pm Eastern (10am Pacific). Connection details are available on the IR STIG website.
30 May 2021
Second QUEST Meeting and Presentation to be held 03 June 2021. »  Details.
17 May 2021
Update on Technology Gap Prioritization »  Details.
25 May 2021: Infrared Science and Technology Interest Group (IR STIG) Webinar »  Details.
ROSES Astrophysics Theory Program Information Session on 24 May 2021 »  Details.
12 May 2021
Special Online Event, 13 May 2021: Quorum for Ultraviolet Exploration of Science and Technology (QUEST). »  Meeting Details and Invite.
23 April 2021
Coming Soon! Special Online Event: Quorum for Ultraviolet Exploration of Science and Technology (QUEST). Invite and meeting details will be released soon. »  Details [PDF].

2020

News Articles
16 December 2020
The 237th Meeting of the American Astronomical Society, Virtually Anywhere, 11–15 January 2021, will include Cosmic Origins events. The COR AAS2021 Meeting page lists currently scheduled sessions, presentations, chats, and displays. »  Details.
5 November 2020
ROSES Amendment 68: New Opportunity in ROSES: E.11 Payloads and Research Investigations on the Surface of the Moon (PRISM) »  Details.
28 October 2020
ROSES-20 Amendment 59: Release of Final text of E.7 Open Source Tools, Libraries, and Frameworks »  Details.
ROSES-20 Amendment 60: Revised Text and New Phase-1 Proposal Due Date for D.9 NuSTAR General Observer (GO) Program Cycle 7 »  Details.
14 October 2020
Astrophysics Advisory Committee meeting on 19 – 21 October 2020 »  Details.
Astrophysics Explorers Announcement of Opportunity Community Announcement »  Details.
17 September 2020
NASA announces major revisions in Astrophysics Research and Analysis opportunity. Due dates remain unchanged. »  Details.
NASA releases Citizen Science Seed Funding Program opportunity. Notices of Intent requested by 13 October 2020, with proposals due 11 December 2020. »  Details.
NASA extends due date for Astrophysics Pioneers opportunity. Proposals are now due 8 October 2020. »  Details.
9 September 2020
Swift Cycle 17 Guest Investigator proposals due on 25 September 2020 »  Details.
4 September 2020
Continuing call for nominations to the Cosmic Origins Program Analysis Group (COPAG) Executive Committee. »  Details.
26 June 2020
Based on extensive feedback from the community, including the recent COPAG survey and APAC discussion, the Astrophysics Data Analysis Program will be solicited in ROSES-2021. »  Details.
15 June 2020
NASA's Cosmic Origins Program Analysis Group Executive Committee (COPAG EC) is soliciting input on the impacts of COVID-19 on Cosmic Origins research via ADAP. The survey deadline has been extended until Friday, June 19, 2020 »  Details.
8 June 2020
NASA Astrophysics job announcement will open on Monday, 29 June 2020. »  Details.
4 June 2020
Astrophysics Advisory Committee Virtual Meeting to be held June 23 – 24, 2020 »  Details.
26 May 2020
NASA's Cosmic Origins Program Analysis Group Executive Committee (COPAG EC) is soliciting input on the impacts of COVID-19 on Cosmic Origins research via ADAP. The survey closes on Monday, June 5, 2020 »  Details.
27 April 2020
Anticipated NASA Headquarters Job Announcement: Astrophysics Program Scientist »  Details
Nominations sought for WFIRST Science Interest Group (WSIG) – due May 29, 2020 »  Details
26 February 2020
The NASA COPAG is now soliciting members of the astronomy community for involvement in a Cosmic Dawn Science Analysis Group (SAG #11). We encourage applicants at all career stages. »  Details

2019

News Articles
2 December 2019
COPAG Activities at the January 2020 AAS Meeting in Honolulu, Hawaii, information now available. »  Details
27 November 2019
COPAG SAG-10 Final Report: The Great Observatories and The Future of Panchromatic Astronomy now available. »  Details [PDF]
23 Aug 2019
Final reports for large mission concept studies are posted: LUVIOR, Origins Space Telescope, HabEx, and Lynx
11 February 2019
NASA Astrophysics Division (APD) issues 2019 strategic technology gap solicitation »  Details

2018

News Articles
17 December 2018
NASA HQ has publicly posted an updated Astrophysics Implementation Plan (AIP), detailing progress made by NASA's Astrophysics Division in implementing the 2010 Decadal recommendations since the previous update in 2016.
6 Nov 2018
Far-Infrared Science Interest Group posts first Newsletter | Number 1 | October 2018 [PDF]
20 Aug 2018
Interim reports for large mission concept studies are posted: LUVIOR [PDF], Origins Space Telescope [PDF], HabEx [PDF], Lynx [PDF]
14 Aug 2018
Announcement: COPAG Splinter Session planned at Winter AAS Meeting in Seattle »  Details
24 July 2018
The Astrophysics Division of NASA's Science Mission Directorate issues call for nominations for the Executive Committee of NASA's Cosmic Origins Program Analysis Group. Deadline for receipt of nominations: Sept 14, 2018 »  Details
16 July 2018
New Great Observatories SAG will analyze gaps in wavelength and scientific capabilities over the next 10–20 years as NASA's current space observatories age or are decomissioned, as well as to analyze how these gaps will affect the ability of the community to continue to advance knowledge in a rapidly changing scientific landscape. Please sign up here to indicate your interest. All career stages desired. Charter here.
2 January 2018
List of COR-relevant activities at the January 2018 AAS Meeting, National Harbor, Maryland »  Details

2017

News Articles
24 Oct 2017
NASA Astrophysics Division, Science Mission Directorate, announces invitation for public nominations for service on its Astrophysics Advisory Committee (APAC). Deadline for NASA receipt of all public nominations is December 1, 2017. »  [PDF]
27 Sep 2017
NASA SMD seeks Nominations for COPAG Executive Committee »  [PDF]
11 Sep 2017
Community Announcement: Visiting Astrophysics Program Scientists at NASA Headquarters »  Details
1 Sep 2017
COR Newsletter for September 2017 now availble »  [PDF]
20 Mar 2017
Astrophysics Probe mission studies selected (3/20/2017) »  [PDF]
17 Mar 2017
COR Newsletter for March 2017 now available »  [PDF]
23 Feb 2017
Self nominations sought for APAC (replaces Astrophysics Subcommittee), due 8 March 2017. »  Details

2016

News Articles
14 Dec 2016
Cosmic Origins Activities at January 2017 AAS Meeting »  [Meeting Agenda]
07 Nov 2016
COPAG 2016 Executive Committee Members Announced »  [PDF]
03 Oct 2016
COR Program Office 2016 Program Annual Technology Report (PATR) released »  [PDF]
28 Sep 2016
Executive Committee of NASA's Cosmic Origins Program Analysis Group Call for Nominations »  [Details]
1 Sept 2016
COR Newsletter for September 2016 now available [PDF]
4 Apr 2016
April 5, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM Eastern: LUVOIR STDT First Telecon »  Details, Agenda [PDF]
31 Mar 2016
April 1, 10:30 AM Eastern: Far Infrared Surveyor STDT First Telecon »  Agenda
18 Mar 2016
STDT Membership lists for Far-IR Surveyor, HabEx, and LUVOIR, »  Details
15 Mar 2016
Science and Technology Definition Team Membership for Large UV/Optical/Near-infrared Telescope (LUVOIR) announced »  Details
14 Mar 2016
Science and Technology Definition Team Membership for Far Infrared Surveyor announced »  Details
14 Mar 2016
Science and Technology Definition Team Membership for HabEx announced »  [PDF]
9 Mar 2016
COR Newsletter for Winter/Spring 2016 now available »  [PDF]
19 Jan 2016
Dear Colleague Letter to Solicit Nominations for Science and Technology Definition Teams (STDTs) »  Details
19 Jan 2016
NASA Astrophysics Division Issues Official Charge to the PAGs for Probe Implementation Options »  Details

2015

News Articles
28 Dec 2015
Full COPAG Meeting agenda for January 2016 AAS Meeting posted »  Details
28 Dec 2015
Agenda for STDT Special Session at January 2016 AAS Meeting posted »  Details
4 Dec 2015
Cosmic Origins Program Analysis Group Call for White Papers : Probe-Class Astrophysics Mission Concepts »  [PDF]
13 Nov 2015
New! COPAG Executive Committee Selections November 2015 »  [PDF]
5 Oct 2015
Final COPAG Response to Paul Hertz, October 8, 2015, now available »  [PDF]
1 Oct 2015
2015 COR Program Annual Technology Report (PATR) now available »  [PDF]
1 Sep 2015
COR Newsletter for September 2015 now available »  [PDF]
22 Jul 2015
Call for Nominations to Serve on the Executive Committee of NASA's Cosmic Origins Program Analysis Group (COPAG) »  [Details]
7 Jul 2015
AURA releases report "Cosmic Birth to Living Earths," on future large UV-Visible mission concept. »  [Details]
11 May 2015
UV/VIs Community Workshop, 25–26 June, 2015, Greenbelt, MD »  [Details]
11 May 2015
Far-Infrared Community Workshop, 3–5 June 2015, Pasadena, CA »  [Details]
03 Mar 2015
COR Program solicits your input on Technology Gaps
03 Mar 2015
COR Newsletter for March 2015 now available »  [PDF]
02 Mar 2015
COPAG Request for Community Input on Future Large Missions to be studied by NASA
27 Feb 2015
COPAG Town Hall Meeting (Virtual), 10 March 2015 »  [PDF]
3 Jan 2015
COPAG Activities at 225th AAS Meeting, 4 – 7 Jan 2015 »  Agenda

2014

News Articles
3 Dec 2014
COR Science Interest Group (SIG) for UV / Vis Space-Based Science and Technology Approved »  Announcement | Charter
18 Nov 2014
20-20-20 Airships NASA Centennial Challenge RFI released »  Details
1 Oct 2014
2014 COR Program Annual Technology Report (PATR) now available »  [PDF]
30 Aug 2014
COR Newsletter for Sept 2014 now available »  [PDF]
25 Jun 2014
Executive Committee of NASA's Cosmic Origins Program Analysis Group: Call for nominations »  [Details]
6 May 2014
COPAG activities at AAS, preliminary agenda available »  [Details]
21 Apr 2014
NASA HQ 2014 Science Plan now available »  [PDF]
15 Apr 2014
COPAG SIG and SAGs to meet at AAS Meeting, 2 June 2014 »  Details
15 Apr 2014
Workshop on the Future of Far-Infrared Space Astrophysics, May 12 – 13, 2014 »  Details
1 Mar 2014
COR Newletter for March 2014 now available »  Details

2013

News Articles
23 Dec 2013
Workshop on the Future of Far-Infrared Space Astrophysics, May 12 – 13, 2014 »  Details
18 Dec 2013
Joint COPAG / ExoPAG Meeting on Sunday, 5 January 2014, pre-AAS »  Details
28 Oct 2013
The 2013 COR Program Annual Technology Report (PATR) is now available for download »  [PDF]
1 May 2013
Astrophysics Roadmap Town Hall Virtual Meeting to be held May 6 – 7, 2013. »  Details
2 Jan 2013
All are invited to attend the COPAG Workshop in Long Beach, CA, on 6 Jan 2013. »  Details

2012

News Articles
14 Dec 2012
NASA Astrophysics Strategic Implementation Plan Released »  Details
13 Nov 2012
2012 COR Program Annual Technology Report (PATR) Released »  [PDF]
6 Sep 2012
The responses from the recent UV-Visible Science Objectives RFI are now available! »  Details
21 Aug 2012
NASA intends to solicit applications for a study group for the possible scientific use(s) of the ex-NRO telescope assets for advancing the science priorities of the Decadal Survey. »  Notice of Intent for Dear Colleague Letter for NRO Telescope Study Group [PDF].
9 Aug 2012
Registrations for the RFI Workshop (Sept 18) and COPAG meeting (Sept 19) at STScI are open
29 June 2012
COR Newsletter #1 now available » Details
25 May 2012
NASA releases Request for Information (RFI) for Science Objectives and Requirements for the Next NASA UV/Visible Astrophysics Mission Concepts »  [PDF]
1 Mar 2012
The next COPAG Workshop will be held on September 18 – 19, 2012, at STScI
23 Feb 2012
Presentation by Chris Martin for the COPAG at the NASA Advisory Committee Astrophysics Subcommittee Meeting on February 23, 2012 » [PDF]

2011

News Articles
10 November 2011
Cosmic Origins Program Annual Technology Report Released: The inaugural Cosmic Origins Program Annual Technology Report (PATR) — the annual summary of the technology development activities in support of the Cosmic Origins (COR) Program for FY11 — is now available for viewing and download. It provides an overview of the status of prior COR-supported technologies and recommends priorities for future investments. »  [PDF]
7 November 2011
PAG Session at the AAS in Austin: NASA will host an open session devoted to encouraging interaction between the astronomical community and the Program Analysis Groups (PAGs). Held at the AAS in Austin on 10 January 2012, this session will provide information illustrating how community members have a voice in coordinating the Astrophysics Division's strategic objectives. »  Details
19 October 2011
COPAG Workshop: The COPAG will be holding a splinter meeting on Sunday, 8 January 2012, at the AAS Meeting, Austin, TX. This meeting will provide opportunities for the community to present further science needs and related technologies to augment the COR technology needs list.
24 August 2011
The COPAG will be holding a community workshop Sept 22 – 23 at STScI in Baltimore, MD to further develop technology priorities for future Cosmic Origins strategic missions. »  Details
7 January 2011
Cosmic Origins website goes live.
News
27 February 2024
Cosmic Pathfinders Program: Cosmic Chatter Seminar | Thursday, February 29th | 2:30p – 4:00p ET
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23 February 2024
AGN Vision Series Talk by Kim Weaver | Tuesday February 27, 12:00pm ET
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First TDAMM SIG Virtual Meeting | March 1st, 2:00pm ET
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Save the Date! UV Science and Instrumentation Workshop | May 7th – 9th, Pasadena CA
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ROSES-23 Astrophysics Decadal Survey Precursor Science: Science Gaps Worksheet
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UVEX Selected as Next Astrophysics Medium-Class Explorer
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TESS Science Conference III – Abstract Submission and Parallel Sessions | July 29th – August 2nd, 2024
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