Source: W. M. Keck Observatory

Authors: W. M. Keck Observatory

Published Date: Thu, 07 Sep 2023 21:33:00 +0000

Summary: NASA has selected 56 individuals to guide the development of the Habitable Worlds Observatory (HWO), a flagship mission aimed at searching for habitable exoplanets and advancing astrophysics. The teams, consisting of a Science, Technology, Architecture Review Team (START) and a Technical Assessment Group (TAG), will hold their first meetings in late 2023 and invite community participation. HWO, recommended by the 2020 Astrophysics Decadal Survey, represents NASA’s next major astrophysics mission following the Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope.

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