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The Predictive Thermal Control (PTC) Project Featured on NASA SMD’s Share the Science Website

Direct imaging of planetary systems around other stars to detect and characterize Earth-like planets that could sustain life requires telescopes that are larger and more stable than any previous telescope. Because an Earth-like planet is 10 billion times fainter than …

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Two Papers Co-Authored by MSFC Scientists Published in the SPIE Journal of Astronomical Telescopes and Instrument Systems (JAITS)

Two papers co-authored by MSFC scientists have been accepted for publication by the SPIE Journal of Astronomical Telescopes and Instrument Systems.  The first paper is “Habitable-Zone Exoplanet Observatory (HabEx) baseline 4-m telescope: systems-engineering design process and predicted structural thermal optical performance”, …

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“Advanced UVOIR Mirror Technology Development for Very Large Space Telescopes” paper accepted by the SPIE Journal of Astronomical Telescopes, Instruments, and Systems

The SPIE Journal of Astronomical Telescopes, Instruments and Systems (JATIS) has accepted for publication “Advanced UVOIR Mirror Technology Development for Very Large Space Telescopes.”  The paper was authored by H. Philip Stahl (ST10) and surveys the accomplishments of the 6-year …

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