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Cosmic Origins Projects

Future Missions

Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope

The Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope is designed to unravel the secrets of dark energy and dark matter, observe exoplanets, and explore many topics in infrared astrophysics.

Related Future Missions


Athena will be an X-ray telescope with cutting-edge instruments. It was selected as the second largest mission in the European Space Agency’s Cosmic Vision program.


This is a planned mission to investigate dark matter and dark energy. Euclid has passed its preliminary design review.

X-Ray Imaging and Spectroscopy Mission (XRISM)

This will be a collaborative mission between JAXA and NASA, with European Space Agency participation. XRISM will investigate X-ray objects with high-throughput imaging and high-resolution spectroscopy.

NASA, SpaceX to Study Hubble Telescope Reboost Possibility

NASA and SpaceX have signed a Space Act Agreement to study the feasibility of a SpaceX idea to boost Hubble into a higher orbit with the Dragon spacecraft, at no cost to the government. Read more.

COR News and Events

See our new Events Calendar

Current and Upcoming Events

Continuing Call for Nominations to the Cosmic Origins Program Analysis Group (COPAG) Executive Committee. »  Details.
5 December 2022
IR STIG Seminar: Two talks presented by Dr. Vivian U (UC Irvine) and Dr. Jake Connors (NIST-Boulder) »  Details.
12–14 December 2022
Conference: First Science Results from JWST »  Details.
13 December 2022
AGN SIG Seminar: Magnetic fields as the cause or effect of the origin of radio-loud and radio-quiet AGN »  Details.
13 December 2022
Stars SIG Seminar:Stars at Radio Frequencies: What we learn and how we use it »  Details.

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Program News and Announcements

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.
9 September 2022
ASD Call for Nominations to the COPAG Executive Committee »  Details.

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