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NASA Renames WFIRST: The Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope

NASA is renaming its next flagship space observatory to honor pioneering NASA astronomer and "Mother of Hubble," Nancy Grace Roman.

WFIRST

Spacecraft and Space Missions

NASA Budget Proposal Cancels WFIRST

The recent budget proposal for NASA dealt a blow to the astronomical community, putting several key missions — including WFIRST, a successor to Hubble — under the financial axe.

WFIRST in space.

Astronomy in Space with David Dickinson

WFIRST: Next Decade's Space Telescope

NASA is commencing work on the Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST), the successor to the Hubble and the James Webb Space Telescopes.

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