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Astrophsyics

X-ray Astronomy Mission

FINAL REPORT RELEASED AUGUST 10, 2012. Please download here.

New! Forum for community input to the X-ray Mission Architecting Study! Join the discussion here.

Instrument Design Laboratory (IDL) Studies

  • Files under review
  • X-ray Mission Design Laboratory (MDL) Studies

  • Files under review
  • NASA's Request for Information (RFI)

    The RFI, "Concepts for the Next NASA X-ray Astronomy Mission," was released in the NASA NSPIRES Web site on September 13, 2011, as solicitation number NNH11ZDA018L. Responses were due by October 28, 2011. The full text of this NASA research opportunity is posted at http://nspires.nasaprs.com/.

    Community Science Team (CST)

    NASA has issued a call for Letters of Application for Membership in the Community Science Team for X-ray Astronomy Mission Concepts. The "Dear Colleague" letter can be found here. The deadline for responding was October 19th at 4:30pm EST.

    CST Members

    Mark Bautz (MIT)Stephen Murray (JHU)
    Joel Bregman (Chair - Michigan)Paul Plucinsky (CfA)
    Dave Burrows (Penn State)Brian Ramsey (MSFC)
    Webster Cash (U Colorado)Ron Remillard (MIT)
    Christine Jones (CfA)Colleen Wilson-Hodge (MSFC)

    Documents



    PCOS News

    Program News and Announcements

    8 Dec 2017
    NASA welcomes applications for Program Scientists Jan 2-31 via USAJOBS. »  Details [PDF]
    1 Dec 2017
    The 2017 PCOS Newsletter [PDF], focusing on PCOS's high energy particle and γ-ray astrophysics science themes, is now available! In addition to news from current and future missions and studies, it contains more than 20 articles on the current and future landscape of topics spanning from cosmic rays, neutrinos, and dark matter to γ-rays, gravitational waves, and multimessenger astronomy.
    17 Oct 2017
    NASA has selected NASA LISA Study Team members to help prepare the LISA Decadal survey science case; identified Study Office members, including a core team who will work closely with the study team members; and nominated representatives to ESA's LISA Science Study Team.

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