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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 Telescope in Focus!

Ready for commissioning, see press release.


COR News and Events

See our new Events Calendar

Upcoming Events

7–9 June 2022
Unique Science from the Moon in the Artemis Era Workshop »  Details.
11–12 June 2022
240th American Astronomical Society Meeting »  Details.

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Program News and Announcements

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.
19 January 2022
NASA PCOS/COR Program Office Announces Upcoming International Workshop on Time Domain Astronomy/Multi-Messenger Astrophysics (TDAMM) »  Details.
13 January 2022
NASA Astrophysics Division Director Position Advertisement »  Details.
Continuing call for nominations to the Cosmic Origins Program Analysis Group (COPAG) Executive Committee. »  Details.

Project News


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  • Web Curator: Pat Tyler
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