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The Johns Hopkins University Center for Astrophysical Sciences

Summary: The Johns Hopkins University
Center for Astrophysical Sciences
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Baltimore, Maryland 21218
S0002-7537 99 03401-0
The following report covers the period from October 1997
through September 1998.
Historically, the backbone of our expanding astronomy
program has been space ultraviolet instrumentation and mis-
sions, and that portion of our program continues strong, with
the rapid progress of both FUSE Far Ultraviolet Spectro-
scopic Explorer, to be launched in early 1999 and ACS
Advanced Camera for Surveys, for Hubble Space Tele-
scope, to be placed aboard HST in mid 2000 . Our sounding
rocket program continutes to train the experimentalists of the
future, and our participation in the Sloan Digital Sky Survey
continues to be vigorous. Theoretical astronomy and ground-
based observing continue as major components of our bal-
anced total astronomy and astrophysics program.


Source: Henry, Richard C.- Department of Physics and Astronomy, Johns Hopkins University


Collections: Physics