Gravitational Wave Mission

FINAL REPORT RELEASED AUGUST 10, 2012. Please download here.

JPL Team X Study Summaries for Gravitational Wave (GW)

  1. Team X Study of the SGO-Mid and SGO-High Options [PDF] (March 5–8, 2012)
  2. Team X Study of the LAGRANGE Mission [PDF] (March 20–22, 2012)
  3. Team X Study of the OMEGA Mission [PDF] (March 26–28 / April 3–5, 2012)

JPL Team X Final Study Reports for Gravitational Wave (GW)

  1. Team X SGO-Mid and SGO-High Study Report [PDF] (Sept 6, 2012)
  2. Team X LAGRANGE Study Report [PDF] (Sept 6, 2012)
  3. Team X OMEGA Study Report [PDF] (Sept 6, 2012)

NASA's Request for Information (RFI)

The RFI, "Concepts for the NASA Gravitational Wave Mission," was released in the NASA NSPIRES Web site on September 27, 2011, as solicitation number NNH11ZDA019L. Responses were due by November 10, 2011. The full text of this NASA research opportunity is posted at http://nspires.nasaprs.com/.

Community Science Team (CST)

NASA has issued a call for Letters of Application for Membership in the Community Science Team for Gravitational-Wave Mission Concepts. The "Dear Colleague" letter can be found here. The deadline for responding was October 25th at 4:30pm EST.

CST Members
Peter BenderJILA/NIST
Joan CentrellaNASA/GSFC
Neil CornishMontana State U.
Jens GundlachU. Washington
Ronald HellingsMontana State U.
Guido MuellerU. Florida
Holger MuellerU. C. Berkeley
Thomas PrinceCalTech
Rainer WeissMIT (Co-chair)
Edward WrightUCLA (Co-chair)

Documents

Program News

29 Jan 2016
Announcing L3 (gravitational wave mission) study team membership »  [Details]
27 Jan 2016
Due date March 1 2016: PCOS White Papers on Probe Missions »  [Details]
7 Dec 2015
NASA issues a call for nominations for the L3 Study Team »  [PDF]
3 Dec 2015
Liftoff! The Lisa Pathfinder was successfully launched by ESA on December 3. »  Details

Project News

Chandra News
7 Jan 2016
NASA'S Great Observatories Weigh Massive Young Galaxy Cluster » Details
Fermi News
7 Jan 2016
NASA's Fermi Space Telescope Sharpens its High-energy Vision » Details
Planck News
31 Mar 2015
Herschel and Planck find missing clue to galaxy cluster formation
» Details
XMM-Newton News
14 Jan 2016
Milky Way Twin Swept by an Ultra-fast X-ray Wind » Details

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