AAS 202nd Meeting, May 2003
Session 49 Future Optical/UV Astronomy from Space: Science and Mission Concepts
Topical Oral, Wednesday, May 28, 2003, 2:30-4:00 and 4:15-6:00pm, 204

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[49.01] NASA's Directions in Optical/UV Astronomy

H. Hasan (NASA Headquarters)

A brief overview will be given of the role of Optical/UV Astronomy in addressing the compelling scientific questions in the new Office of Space Science Strategic Plan, and the roadmaps of the Structure and Evolution of the Universe, and the Astronomical Search for Origins and other Solar Systems science themes. Current and planned missions will be discussed. The long term vision for Optical/UV Astronomy will be outlined.

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