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Aug 7, 2015

The WFIRST study office is managing two technology maturation efforts, for the near infrared (NIR) detectors on the wide field instrument (WFI) and several technologies, including deformable mirrors (DMs), coronagraph masks, and high contrast imaging for the Coronagraph Instrument (CGI). NASA HQ has agreed with the study office on a set of technology milestones for each of these maturation efforts. To date, several milestones have been passed on time and the reports are available here; as additional milestones are met they will be added.

Jul 29, 2015

WFIRST NASA Research Announcement

WFIRST Science Investigation Teams and Adjutant Scientists (Solicitation: NNH15ZDA001N-WFIRST)

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Jul 9, 2015

Industry Request for Information

NASA invites industry to share development ideas for WFIRST. A NASA study team working to create a space based observatory called WFIRST has issued a Request For Information, inviting companies to outline their concepts for mission elements and subsystems. Responses should be sent by 5 p.m. EDT on July 28, 2015.

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Mar 13, 2015

WFIRST-AFTA SDT Final Report Briefing to Paul Hertz

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Mar 12, 2015

WFIRST Preparatory Science Inverstigations

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Mar 10, 2015


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Jan 7, 2015

WFIRST AAS Special Session

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