Reports and Reference Collection

The technical reports and papers listed below document technical work relevant to the Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope, formerly known as the Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST), mission carried out, led, or co-led by staff at the Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI). Also included below is a collection of reference documents, fact sheets, and brochures summarizing Roman’s scientific capabilities. 

Additional resources can be found at the sites of our Roman mission partners. A document library is maintained by NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC), and a list of mission documents created by project partners is maintained by IPAC. GSFC also maintains a library of images and multimedia and a library of presentations and documents.

Technical Reports, White Papers, and Conference Presentations

White Papers and Conference Presentations

Science Operations and Support for the Wide-Field Instrument for WFIRST, AAS Meeting #235, id. 372.13 (Ryan)

Reference Documents

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Final Report of the WFIRST-AFTA Science Definition Team

A complete overview of the mission, as envisioned at the start of mission formulation.

54 MB

Fact Sheets and Brochures

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Expanding Our View Brochure

Targeted for launch in the mid-2020s, the Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope will revolutionize astronomy by building on the science discoveries and technological leaps of the Hubble and Webb space telescopes.

8 MB

Overview Presentation and Visual Library

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Expanding Our View Presentation (PowerPoint)

This presentation highlights the science that will be enabled by the Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope. The presentation includes notes for the presenter and can be used as a whole or in parts. Below we list additional file formats of the presentation as well as a link to a library of Roman visuals.

78 MB
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