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Astro2010: The Astronomy and Astrophysics Decadal Survey

Notices of Interest

The list that follows is a preliminary posting of all the activity notices of interest that were received by the close of the submission window on January 14, 2009. The notices are available in PDF, 814KB.

Activity Notices of Interest Received – January 15, 2009

 

Activity Name

Point Of Contact

1.

4 m space telescope for terrestrial planet imaging and wide field astrophysics

Roger Angel

2.

A Program of Far-Infrared/Submillimeter Space Astronomy: Maximizing Scientific Returns in 2010-2020 while Preparing the Technologies for Further Major Advances in 2020-2035.

Martin Harwit

3.

A Program of Technology Development and of Sub-Orbital Observations of the Cosmic Microwave Background Polarization Leading to and Including a Satellite Mission

Shaul Hanany

4.

A Soft X-ray Spectropolarimeter

Herman L. Marshall

5.

A technical activity dedicated to high-dimensional data management, analysis and visualization

Misha (Meyer) Pesenson

6.

A Vigorous Explorer Program

Martin Elvis

7.

ACCESS -- a science and engineering assessment of medium-class space coronagraph concepts for the direct imaging and spectroscopy of exoplanetary systems

John Trauger

8.

Adaptive optics for frontier science in the coming decade

Michael Hart

9.

Adaptive secondary mirrors for wide field and high sensitivity thermal IR adaptive optics science

Michael Hart

10.

Advanced Gamma ray Imaging System (AGIS)

Frank Krennrich

11.

Advanced Modeling, Simulation & Analysis Capabilities for future Large Space Telescopes

Gary Mosier

12.

Advanced Technology Development for Long Term Astrophysics Objectives

Peter M. Hughes

13.

Advanced Technology Large Aperture Space Telescope (ATLAST): A Technology Roadmap for the Next Decade

Marc Postman

14.

All Sky Monitoring in all time domains down to 1 micro second in the hard X-ray (about 10-100 keV)

Mel Ulmer

15.

All Sky Transit Mission

Charles Beichman

16.

An Imaging X-Ray Polarimetry Mission

Martin C. Weisskopf

17.

Ares V Heavy Lift Launch Vehicle

Greg Sulliva

18.

Argos-X: A Panoptic X-ray Observatory

Ronald A. Remillard

19.

Astronomy on Antarctic Plateau

Lifan Wang

20.

Astrophysics Sounding Rocket Assessment Team

Christopher Martin

21.

Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array Instrumental Development

Alwyn Wootten

22.

Auger North

Paul Sommers

23.

BEST

Mark R. Swain

24.

Beyond Einstein Advanced Coherent Optical Network (BEACON) mission

Slava G. Turyshev

25.

CALISTO: Cryogenic Large Aperture Infrared Space Telescope Observatory

Paul Goldsmith

26.

CASTER

Mark McConnell

27.

CCAT - the Cornell-Caltech Atacama Telescope

Riccardo Giovanelli

28.

Center for Astronomy Signal Processing and Electronics Research (CASPER)

Dan Werthimer

29.

Center for Chemistry of the Universe

Brooks Pate

30.

Coherent Detector Focal Plane Arrays

John Carpenter

31.

Construction of Twin 6-8m Automated Planet Finder Telescopes

Steve Vogt

32.

COronal Solar Magnetism Observatory (COSMO)

Steven Tomczyk

33.

Cosmic Inflation Probe (CIP)

Gary J. Melnick

34.

Cosmic Ray Astrophysics

Donald C. Ellison

35.

Cosmic Web Mapping Using Intergalactic Medium Emission in the Space UV

Christopher Martin

36.

DAVINCI Dilute Aperture Visible Nulling Coronagraphic Imager

Michael Shao

37.

Detectors and Arrays for Long-Wavelength Astrophysics

James Bock

38.

Developing the Astronomical Information Sciences

Thomas J. Loredo

39.

Development of a Black Hole Imager

Keith C. Gendreau

40.

Development of a visible-light, diffraction-limited astronomy network for the post-HST era

Richard Dekany

41.

Development of an 'all-digital' IF chain

David Woody

42.

Development of Large Format Far-Infrared Detectors

Michael Ressler

43.

Development of Large Low-cost High Performance Focal Plane Arrays for the Ultraviolet, Optical and NIR

Paul Scowen

44.

Development of robust, high reflectivity optical coatings for the far ultraviolet

Matthew Beasley

45.

Direct Cherenkov Observatory (DCO)

Simon Swordy

46.

Direct high-contrast imaging of extrasolar planets with a GSMT

Mitchell Troy

47.

Dual Focusing/Compton Gamma-Ray Telescope

Steven Boggs

48.

Electronic Access to Astronomical Data

Barry F. Madore

49.

Enabling a Wide-Field Multi-Object Spectroscopic Capability for the U.S. Astronomical Community

Arjun Dey

50.

Energetic X-ray Imaging Survey Telescope (EXIST)

Jonathan Grindlay

51.

Enhanced NASA Suborbital Program

James C. Ling

52.

Exoplanet Exploration Program

Michael Devirian

53.

Exoplanet Observations from Sub-Orbital Platforms

Wesley A. Traub

54.

Exoplanet Spectroscopy

Mark R. Swain

55.

Extrasolar Planetary Imaging Coronagraph (EPIC)

Mark Clampin

56.

Extreme Universe Space Observatory on the Japanese Experiment Module (JEM-EUSO)

Yoshiyuki Takahashi

57.

FacTel (Fast Compton Telescope)

James Ryan

58.

Far-Infrared Interferometry using Suborbital Balloons

Stephen Rinehart

59.

General Antiparticle Spectrometer Experiment (GAPS)

Chuck Hailey

60.

General astrophysics with New Worlds Observer: A 4-meter class UV/Visual/near-IR Telescope in Deep Space

John Bally

61.

General astrophysics with the Joint Dark Energy Mission

I. Neill Reid

62.

Generation-X Technology Program

Roger J. Brissenden

63.

Gravitational redshift

Ari Brynjolfsson

64.

Gravity and Extreme Magnetism SMEX (GEMS)" to measure the polarization of the X-ray flux from astrophysical sources

Jean Swank

65.

Green Bank Interferometer for Neutrino Transients (GLINT)

Glen Langston

66.

Hard X-ray Polarization with the HX-POL Experiment

Henric Krawczynski

67.

HAWC (High Altitude Water Cherenkov) Observatory

Jordan Goodman

68.

High-Contrast, Narrow-Field Exoplanet Imaging with a Close-Packed Multi-Aperture Telescope Array (MAT) Phased Array Coronagraph (PAC)

Gene Serabyn

69.

Hobby-Eberly Telescope Dark Energy Experiment, HETDEX

Karl Gebhardt

70.

Infrastructure Requirements for Human and/or Robotic Space Servicing including assembly, integration, deployment, repair or upgrade of future "Flagship" Astronomical and Astrophysics Observatories in or beyond Low Earth Orbit

Frank Cepollina

71.

Instrument development for Visible/NIR space astronomy

Bruce Woodgate

72.

International X-ray Observatory (IXO)

Jay Bookbinder

73.

Joint Dark Energy Mission (JDEM)

Neil Gehrels

74.

Keck Observatory Next-Generation Adaptive Optics

Taft Armandroff

75.

Laboratory Astrophysics Instrumentation for the Next Decade

David R. Schultz

76.

Laboratory Astrophysics: Supporting Future Space Observations with Molecular Ions and Highly-Charged Atomic Ions in an Electrostatic Ring

Ara Chutjian

77.

Large Synoptic Survey Telescope

Tony Tyson

78.

Las Cumbres Observatory Global Telescope (LCOGT)

Timothy M. Brown

79.

Laser Astrometric Test of Relativity (LATOR) mission

Slava G. Turyshev

80.

Laser Interferometer Space Antenna (LISA)

Thomas Prince

81.

Lightweight mirror technology for large UV-NIR telescopes

David Content

82.

Long Wavelength Array (LWA)

Greg Taylor

83.

Lunar Geophysics, Geodesy, and Dynamics with a Millimeter Laser Ranging to the Moon

Sergei Kopeikin

84.

Lunar Low-Frequency Radio Array for Cosmology

Jack Burns

85.

Lunar Radio Array

Joseph Lazio

86.

Making the Most of the EVLA: An Optimized Enhancement Program

Bob Dickman

87.

Mars Laser Ranging

Slava G. Turyshev

88.

Milliarcsecond Optical/Infrared Science: Access to Interferometry for the Community (MOISAIC)

Michelle Creech-Eakman

89.

National Virtual Observatory / Virtual Astronomical Observatory

Robert J Hanisch

90.

Next Generation Lunar Laser Ranging

Stephen Merkowitz

91.

Next Generation semiconducting X-ra, Gamma-ray and cosmic ray detectors using MEMS technology

Bernard Phlips

92.

Next generation space ultraviolet sky survey (post-GALEX)

David Schiminovich

93.

Next-Generation Astronomical Software Environment

Jeffrey Kantor

94.

Next-Generation Medium- to High-Energy Gamma-Ray Mission (NGGM)

Stanley D. Hunter

95.

Next-generation Underground Gravitational-wave Telescope (NUGT)

Vuk Mandic

96.

NOAO and the US O/IR System

David Silva

97.

North American Nanohertz Observatory of Gravitational Waves (NANOGrav)

Andrea N. Lommen

98.

Orbiting Astrophysical Observatory In Space (OASIS)

James H. Adams, Jr.

99.

Orbiting Wide-angle Light-collectors (OWL)

John W. Mitchell

100.

Pan-STARRS

Nick Kaiser

101.

Pharos: A High Resolution X-ray and UV Spectroscopy Explorer for the Warm-Hot Intergalactic Medium

Martin Elvis

102.

Planet Hunter

James C Marr

103.

Planetary system and star formation science with non-redundant masking on space telescopes

Anand Sivaramakrishnan

104.

Plasma redshift of photons penetrating hot sparse plasma

Ari Brynjolfsson

105.

POET - Polarimeters for Energetic Transients

Mark McConnell

106.

Pupil mapping Exoplanet Coronagraphic Observer (PECO)

Olivier Guyon

107.

Radio Adaptive-Optics Seeing Correction

James Lamb

108.

Radio Cosmology Telescope

Miguel F. Morales

109.

Radio Sky Surveys Project

Geoffrey Bower

110.

Reionization and Dark Ages Radio experiment (RADARe)

Donald Backer

111.

Renewing Small Telescopes for Astronomical Research (ReSTAR)

Caty Pilachowski

112.

SAMURAI (Science of AGNs and Masers with Unprecedented Resolution in Astronomical Imaging). U.S. support of Japanese Space VLBI mission VSOP-2 enabling U.S. scientists access to key mission science

David Murphy

113.

Scientific Ballooning Program

Martin H. Israel

114.

Semiconducting Compton Imager and Polarimeter (SCIP)

Eric Wulf

115.

SIM Lite Astrometric Observatory

James C Marr

116.

South Pole Telescope

Tom Crawford

117.

Space-based Microlensing Survey of Extrasolar Planets

David Bennett

118.

SPICA Participation through a US-built science instrument: BLISS, the Background-Limited Infrared Submillimeter Spectrograph

Charles M. (Matt) Bradford

119.

SPIRIT - The Space Infrared Interferometric Telescope

David Leisawitz

120.

Starshade for JWST

Webster Cash

121.

Starshade Technology Development

Amy S. Lo

122.

Stellar Imager (SI) – A UV/Optical Interferometer (UVOI) Viewing the Universe in High Definition

Kenneth G. Carpenter

123.

Study of Large-Telescope Verification and Testing Strategies and Issues

Julie Crooke

124.

Technology Development for Automated Rendezvous and Docking and Robotic Servicing of Future Astrophysics Missions

Linda L. Brewster

125.

Technology Development for Future Sparse Aperture Telescopes and Interferometers in Space

Kenneth G. Carpenter

126.

Technology Development for Lightweight Low Cost Space Optics

Greg Hickey

127.

Technology Development for Precision Spacecraft Formations

Fred Hadaegh

128.

Technology Development for Space Telescope Wavefront Sensing and Control

Dave Redding

129.

Technology Development in the Area of Modeling and Simulation

Claus Hoff

130.

Technology Investments to Meet the Needs of Astronomy at Ultraviolet Wavelengths in the 21st Century

Kenneth Sembach

131.

Telescope Array Project

Gordon Thomson

132.

Telescope for Habitable Exoplanets and Interstellar/Intergalactic Astronomy

N. Jeremy Kasdin

133.

Terrestrial Planet Finder Coronagraph and Exoplanet Coronagraph Technology

Marie Levine

134.

Terrestrial Planet Finder Interferometer

Peter R. Lawson

135.

The Advanced X-ray Timing Array (AXTAR)

Paul S. Ray

136.

The Arecibo Telescope: Frontiers in Astronomy and Fundamental Physics

Donald B. Campbell

137.

The Astrobiology Space Infrared Explorer Mission

Scott Sandford

138.

The Baryonic Structure Probe: A Probe-Class Mission to Revolutionize Observations of the Cosmic Web

Kenneth Sembach

139.

The Combined Array for Research in Millimeter-wave Astronomy - CARMA

Lee Mundy

140.

The Event Horizon Telescope

Sheperd Doeleman

141.

The Fourier-Kelvin Stellar Interferometer (FKSI): A Probe-class Infrared Space Mission for the Spectroscopic Characterization of Exoplanets, Exozodiacal Levels, Debris Disks, and High Angular Resolution Astrophysics

William C. Danchi

142.

The Frequency Agile Solar Radiotelescope

Tim Bastian

143.

The Giant Magellan Telescope Project

Patrick J. McCarthy

144.

The HORUS Origins Science Mission: To Study the Formation of Planetary Systems, Stars, and Galaxies

Paul Scowen

145.

The Large Array Synoptic Survey Telescope

James N. Heasley

146.

The Large Millimeter Telescope

F. Peter Schloerb

147.

The Modern Universe Space Telescope

James C. Green

148.

The Near-Infrared Sky Surveyor (NIRSS)

Daniel Stern

149.

The New Worlds Observer

Webster Cash

150.

The North America Array: a continent-wide radio telescope for the 2020s and beyond

Jim Ulvestad

151.

The Observatory for Multi-Epoch Gravitational Lens Astrophysics (OMEGA)

Leonidas A Moustakas

152.

The ORION Widefield UV/Optical Imager

Paul Scowen

153.

The Square Kilometer Array

James M. Cordes

154.

The Star Formation Camera: a wide-field, high-resolution camera; to map star formation near and far

Paul Scowen

155.

The Star Formation Observatory

Paul Scowen

156.

The Synoptic All-Sky Infrared (SASIR) Survey

Joshua Bloom

157.

THESIS

Mark R. Swain

158.

Thirty Meter Telescope

Edward C. Stone

159.

Tinsley Space Telescope (new mission concept)

Sara R. Heap

160.

U.S. Participation in Gemini

William S. Smith Jr.

161.

US Participation to the ESA Euclid Near-Infrared Spectrograph (former SPACE project)

Massimo Robberto

162.

VERITAS Upgrade

Rene Ong

163.

W. M. Keck Observatory

Taft Armandroff

164.

Warm Spitzer Operations - Years 3-5

B.T. Soifer

165.

Wavefront Sensing and Control for Advanced Telescope Architectures

Bruce H. Dean

166.

Wide Field X-ray Telescope Mission

Stephen S. Murray

167.

Wide field, multi-pixel camera development for the Robert C. Byrd Green Bank Telescope

Karen O’Neil

168.

Wide-field Fiber Multi-Object Spectrometer (WFMOS)

Douglas Simons

169.

Working Group on Laboratory Astrophysics (WGLA)

Farid Salama

170.

Xenia: A Probe of Cosmic Chemical Evolution

Chryssa Kouveliotou

171.

Xian--eXtreme Imaging Antarctic Network

Don York



 

 

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