Project News • July 19th, 2022
NASA has awarded a NASA Launch Services (NLS) II contract to Space Exploration Technologies Corporation (SpaceX) in Hawthorne, California, to provide launch service for the Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope mission.
Project News • July 7th, 2022
The Zwicky Transient Facility (ZTF) and IPAC at the California Institute of Technology announce the twelfth ZTF Public Data Release. ZTF is an optical time-domain survey covering the northern sky visible from Palomar Observatory since 17 March 2018.
Project News • June 30th, 2022
As of mid-June 2022, NEOWISE has completed 17 coverages of the full sky since the start of the Reactivation mission and is beginning the 18th. Approximately 1.3 million infrared measurements have been made of 41,021 different solar system objects, including 1,389 NEOs and 249 comets.
Project News • June 27th, 2022
In the American Wild West, high noon was a time for duels and showdowns. When it comes to the history of the universe, cosmic noon featured fireworks of a different sort.
Project News • June 14th, 2022
NASA’s Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope will study wispy streams of stars that extend far beyond the apparent edges of many galaxies. Missions like the Hubble and James Webb space telescopes would have to patch together hundreds of small images to see these structures around nearby galaxies in...
Project News • June 10th, 2022
You have been given observation time on the Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope! How many astrophysical objects can you catch? The goal for this game is to inform and inspire players about the amazing cosmic objects in our universe and what Roman may be able to see in a fun and engaging way.
Project News • May 31st, 2022
Over 100 participants from 18 countries – including NASA scientists and the agency's NEOWISE mission – took part in the international exercise.
Project News • April 19th, 2022
KOA now ingests raw (level 0) DEIMOS, ESI, HIRES, KCWI, and MOSFIRE observations in near-real time, generally within 5 minutes after acquisition.
Project News • March 24th, 2022
The SPHEREx mission will have some similarities with the James Webb Space Telescope. But the two observatories will take dramatically different approaches to studying the sky.