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Roman Space Telescope

Observatory - Technical

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Mission and Observatory

The Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope is a next-generation observatory due for launch in the mid 2020’s. The mission lifetime is approximately five years, with an estimated close out time of three months. Key characteristics of the mission are listed below:

Mission and Spacecraft Parameters

Telescope Parameters

Observatory Instrumentation

An Expanded view of the observatory

The Roman observatory split into its spacecraft (red) and integrated payload (purple) components

The Roman observatory split into its spacecraft (red) and integrated payload (purple) components.









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IPAC/Caltech
Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI)


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Contact

NASA Official: Julie McEnery
Media Inquiries: Claire Andreoli
Website Curator: Jennifer Brill



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