Next Generation Space Telescope


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Next Generation Space Telescope

(NGST) See James Webb Space Telescope.
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When it is launched as early as 2007, the Next Generation Space Telescope - the planned successor to the Hubble Space Telescope - will offer astronomers a tantalizing window on the early universe.
NASA is also seeking a way to produce infrared sensor mosaics for its Next Generation Space Telescope (NGST).
For the next 10 years or so, there's no way to beat the expected performance of the Next Generation Space Telescope at visible wavelengths," says Ellerbroek, referring to the proposed 6-meter successor to the Hubble Space Telescope (recently downsized from 8 meters).
Or, it might take an instrument such as the Next Generation Space Telescope, the proposed follow-up mission to the Hubble Space Telescope, Loeb says.
RSC designed this multiplexer to build the focal plane arrays for possible use on NASA's Next Generation Space Telescope (NGST), which will be the successor to the Hubble Space Telescope.
Their models may be tested one day with the Next Generation Space Telescope, though some believe that the job calls for the Supernova Acceleration Probe (SNAP), a proposed space-based telescope dedicated to discovering large numbers of extremely distant supernovae.
He emphasizes that these galaxies are so dim that measuring their distances may require Hubble's successor, the Next Generation Space Telescope, which is not scheduled for launch until 2007.
A team led by Lockheed Martin Space Systems has submitted a proposal to the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) for the Next Generation Space Telescope (NGST), a key mission in NASA's Origins Program.
Meanwhile, work on Hubble's successor, the Next Generation Space Telescope, is under way.
They call the proposed instrument the Next Generation Space Telescope (NGST).
In addition to Chandra, the company is currently developing designs and technologies for several of NASA's future space astronomy missions, including the Next Generation Space Telescope, the Space Interferometry Mission and Terrestrial Planet Finder, all part of NASA's Origins program; Constellation-X, the successor mission to Chandra; and the Gamma Ray Large Area Space Telescope, the follow-on mission to the TRW-built Compton Gamma Ray Observatory.

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