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Astrophsyics

Cosmic Origins Projects

Past Missions

Galaxy Evolution Explorer (GALEX)

The Galaxy Evolution Explorer and was an orbiting space telescope that observed galaxies in ultraviolet light from 2003 until 2013.

Herschel Space Observatory

This space-based telescope studied the universe in the far-infrared and submillimeter portions of the spectrum from 2009 to 2013.

Spitzer Space Telescope

From 2003 to 2020, Spitzer’s infrared vision helped us learn more about our cosmic roots, and how galaxies, stars, and planets form.

Webb Ships to Launch Site
in August

James Webb Space Telescope

On Schedule to Launch


COR News and Upcoming Events

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Program News and Announcements

Continuing call for nominations to the Cosmic Origins Program Analysis Group (COPAG) Executive Committee. »  Details.
30 May 2021
Second QUEST Meeting and Presentation to be held 03 June 2021. »  Details.
17 May 2021
Update on Technology Gap Prioritization »  Details.
17 May 2021
25 May 2021: Infrared Science Interest Group (IR SIG) Webinar »  Details.
17 May 2021
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.

Project News


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