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28 Nov 2022

Northwestern University Press Release on STAR-X

NASA has selected STAR-X, a space mission proposed to the agency's Explorer program that includes Northwestern University astrophysicists Vicky Kalogera, Wen-Fai Fong and Charlie Kilpatrick, as one of two finalists to launch a research facility into space in 2028.
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12 Oct 2022

Special Session on Proposed STAR-X Mission Accepted for HEAD meeting, March 26-30, in Hawaii

A list of speakers and titles can be found on the events page.

29 Aug 2022

Penn State University Press Release on STAR-X

STAR-X, a proposed space mission that includes Penn State astronomer Niel Brandt, is one of two proposed missions selected by the NASA Explorers Program to receive $3 million for a nine-month detailed study of mission requirements.
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24 Aug 2022

University of Utah Press Release on STAR-X

NASA has selected four mission proposals submitted to the agency's Explorers Program for further study. U astrophysicist Dan Wik is a member of the STAR-X Proposal Team, one of the two Astrophysics Medium Explorer missions selected by NASA for further study.
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18 Aug 2022

STAR-X is Selected for Phase A Study

NASA has selected four mission proposals submitted to the agency's Explorers Program for further study. The proposals include missions that would study exploding stars, distant clusters of galaxies, and nearby galaxies and stars.
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18 Aug 2022

STAR-X Website Launches

Today we launched our new website for the proposed NASA MIDEX mission, STAR-X.