Please check out the latest news on the Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope, formerly known as the Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST), on this page and the pages maintained by our partners.


Roman NASA Newsroom  Roman IPAC Newsroom



STScI Annual Report 2019: Expanding Our View with WFIRST

STScI Annual Report 2018: Set to Survey the Sky

STScI Newsletter 2020 Vol 37 Issue 1: WFIRST Mission Update

STScI Newsletter 2019 Vol 36 Issue 3: WFIRST: A New Era in High-Precision Astrometry

STScI Newsletter 2018 Vol. 35 Issue 01: WFIRST Mission Update

STScI Newsletter 2017 Vol. 34 Issue 02: WFIRST and the Astronomical Landscape of the 2020s

STScI Newsletter 2016 Vol. 33 Issue 01: Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST) Starts Mission Formulation Phase


Conferences and workshops inspired by or relevant to the Roman Space Telescope mission are organized by various partners on the WFIRST project. Archived presentations are available of conferences and workshops organized by and held at STScI. A more extensive listing of WFIRST-related conferences and meetings by all project partners is maintained on IPAC's Roman website.


STScI Conferences and Workshops  Partner Conferences and Meetings



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2018 Spring Symposium: The 21st Century H-R Diagram: The Power of Precision Photometry

April 23-26, 2018

Event Website     Webcast



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Science with Precision Astrometry

March 13-15, 2018

Event Website      Webcast



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Science Platforms: Server Side Analytics

February 26-28, 2018

Event Website      Webcast





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Scientific Detector Workshop 2017

September 24-29, 2017

Event Website     Webcast



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Enabling Transiting Exoplanet Observations with JWST

July 10-12, 2017

Event Website     Webcast


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Astronomy in the 2020s: Synergies with WFIRST

June 26-28, 2017

Event Website     Webcast



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Detecting the Unexpected: Discovery in the Era of Astronomically Big Data

February 27-March 2, 2017

Event Website     Webcast




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High-Contrast Imaging in Space

November 14-16, 2016

Event Website     Webcast





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Mocking the Universe: Better Science through Data Simulation

July 27-29, 2015

Event Website     Webcast

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