Program Office

Mansoor AhmedMansoor Ahmed
COR Program Manager
Telephone: 301.286.2201
Azita ValiniaAzita Valinia
COR Deputy Program Manager
Telephone: 301.286.5155
Susan NeffSusan Neff
COR Chief Scientist
Telephone: 301.286.5137
Harley ThronsonHarley Thronson
COR Chief Technologist
Telephone: 301.286.5039
Thai PhamThai Pham
COR Program Technologist
Telephone: 301.286.4809
Gabe KarpatiGabe Karpati
COR Chief Engineer
Telephone: 301.286.4468
Tracy ParlateTracy Parlate
Business Manager
Telephone: 301.286.1421

Shahid HabibShahid Habib
COR Program Executive
Telephone: 202.358.0445
Mario PerezMario Perez
COR Program Scientist
Telephone: 202.358.1535
Eric TollestrupEric Tollestrup
COR Deputy Program Scientist
Telephone: 202.358.4805

Program News

4 May 2017
All members of the COR community are invited to participate as the Cosmic Origins (COR) Program Office begins our annual assessment of technology gaps. »  Details [DOCX][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

Project News

Hubble Space Telescope (HST)
9 Feb 2017
Hubble Witnesses Massive Comet-Like Object Pollute Atmosphere of a White Dwarf » Details
James Webb Space Telescope (JWST)
JWST Recent News »  Details
10 Nov 2016
NASA Space Telescopes Pinpoint Elusive Brown Dwarf »  Details
Wide-Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST)
WFIRST Newsroom »  Details