MAKING THE MOST OF THE GREAT OBSERVATORIES

22-24 May 2006

Pasadena, CA

 

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The workshop was held May 22-24, 2006 in Pasadena, California at the Hilton Hotel with ~90 participants. The goal of the workshop was to focus the astronomical community's attention on the scientific priorities for NASA's Great Observatories over the next few years, emphasizing both joint/multi-mission scientific programs, and programs that lay foundations for the future. Materials handed out at the workshop and copies of the review talks, panel presentations, and discussion session notes are linked in below. A science summary review and an article about the Workshop written for the STSCI newsletter are also provided.

Summary Documents

Presentations

Review Talks

Splinter Session Summaries

Panel Presentations

A panel-led discussion summarized the current status of the Great Observatories and preparation for the science programs that will be undertaken by future ground- and space-based projects, including ALMA, Con-X, JWST, Herschel, GSMT and other future missions and projects. Jeff Hayes, the NASA Program Executive for Chandra, Hubble and Spitzer provided a 'View from Inside the Beltway' on Wednesday morning.

Workshop Materials

Conference Poster

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