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Hubble Space Telescope (HST)

Science planning and operations, including: peer-reviewed science program selection; observatory planning and scheduling; science instrument commanding; instrument trending, characterization, and calibration; high-level science products and analysis tools; archiving and distribution of science data; observer support and documentation; observing and research grant administration; and champion for Hubble Science.

Also see

James Webb Space Telescope (JWST)

Science planning and operations for the James Webb Space Telescope, including flight operations, in addition to the same activities we support for HST.


World-class staff performing cutting-edge astronomical research

Mikulski Archive for Space Telescopes (MAST) Data and science products for over 20 missions
Russell B. Makidon Optics Laboratory State-of-the-art facility that includes the JWST Optical Simulation Testbed (JOST) and the High-Contrast Imager for Complex Aperture Telescopes (HiCAT)
Communications and Public Outreach Premier science communications center

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