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Thu 21 Sep 2023




This talk presents the history of the design of what is now the Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope observatory. Significant evolution from the 2010 Astrophysics decadal submission to flight is traced, with discussion of design drivers and design stages. The current state of the Observatory elements currently being assembled and readied for integration and test is briefly reviewed.

Speaker: Dave Content (NASA Goddard Space Flight Center)


The Roman Lecture Series is a monthly virtual lecture series focused on the scientific capabilities and technology of the Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope, organized by Roman Mission partners.

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The NASA Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope is managed by NASA/GSFC with participation of STScI, Caltech/IPAC, and NASA/JPL.

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