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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 98 07001-2
The following report covers the period from October 1996
through September 1997.
1. INTRODUCTION
Space Science within CAS continues to be vigorous. As
the Faint Object Spectrograph and Hopkins Ultraviolet Tele-
scope programs come to an end, two other programs, the
Advanced Camera for Surveys ACS and the Far Ultraviolet
Spectroscopic Explorer FUSE , are rapidly approaching fi-
nal assembly and launch. FUSE will begin final assembly in
December 1997 for a launch in October 1998. The ACS is
undergoing assembly that will continue through the summer
of 1998, with a launch and placement into the Hubble Space
Telescope HST planned for December 1999. Both pro-
grams are discussed in detail below. The CAS rocket pro-
gram and CAS's participation in the Midcourse Space Ex-

  

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

 

Collections: Physics