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This NASA Goddard Space Flight Center report provides a comprehensive overview of major astrophysics science missions. Contents include:

2011 Events * Awards * New Faces in ASD * Research Highlights * Resolving and Characterizing the Massive Winds of Eta Carinae * Testing Models of Triggered Star Formation * Tidal Disruption of a Star by a Black Hole * Probing the Intergalactic Magnetic Field with Fermi Measurements of the Extragalactic Gamma-ray Background * A 5 micron Image of Beta Pictoris b at a Sub-Jupiter Projected Separation * Search for Dark Matter Using X-ray Observations of Dwarf Spheroidal Galaxies * The GISMO 2-millimeter Deep Field in GOODS-N * Rest-Frame Ultraviolet Star-Forming Galaxies at Intermediate Redshift Epochs * The Destruction of Interstellar Dust by Supernova Blast Waves * Searching for Electromagnetic Counterparts to Gravitational-Wave Events * BESS-Polar Long-Duration Flights * Research and Development * Suborbital * Super Trans-Iron Galactic Element Recorder (Super-TIGER) * Cosmic Ray Energetics and Mass (CREAM) * X-ray Quantum Calorimeter (XQC), Micro-X, and DXL Sounding Rockets * X-ray Advanced Concepts Testbed (XACT) * Primordial Inflation Polarization Explorer (PIPER) * Calorimetric Electron Telescope (CALET) * The Balloon Experimental Twin Telescope for Infrared Interferometry (BETTII) * Technology Development * Laboratory Astrophysics Using an X-ray Microcalorimeter with an Electron Beam Ion Trap * X-ray Calorimeter Development Next Generation X-ray Optics * Far-Infrared Detectors * Technology Development for Gravitational Wave Detection * Three-Dimensional Track Imager Detector for Gamma-ray and Neutron Imaging * 100-meter X-ray Calibration Beamline Facility * Projects * In Operation * Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope * The Rossi X-ray Timing Explorer (RXTE) * XMM-Newton Guest Observer Facility * Suzaku (Astro-E2) * The Hubble Space Telescope: Pushing New Frontiers * Swift * Galaxy Evolution Explorer (GALEX) * High Energy Astrophysics Science Archive Research Center (HEASARC) * WMAP * In Development * James Webb Space Telescope * Astro-H * Gravity and Extreme Magnetism SMEX (GEMS) * Mission and Instrument Concepts * Neutron Star Interior Composition Explorer (NICER) * Lobster * Primordial Inflation Explorer (PIXIE) * International X-ray Observatory (IXO) * Wide Field InfraRed Survey Telescope (WFIRST) * Space-based Gravitational-Wave Observatory (SGO) and Next Gravitational-Wave Observatory (NGO) * Visible Nulling Coronagraph for Exoplanets * Microspec: Integrated Instruments for Submillimeter Spectroscopy * The Reionization and Transients InfraRed (RATIR) Camera * Human Operations Beyond Low-Earth Orbit to Assemble and Upgrade Large Optical Systems * ISS as a Testbed for Future Complex Optical Systems * 2011 Education and Public Outreach Highlights of NASA's Astrophysics Science Division * HEASARC Education and Public Outreach * 2011 Publications

GENRE
Science & Nature
RELEASED
2014
August 28
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
195
Pages
PUBLISHER
Progressive Management
SELLER
Smashwords, Inc.
SIZE
4.7
MB

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