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NASA will name the new WFirst telescope to Nancy Grace Roman
First female astronomer to head NASA, "mother" of Hubble - 2 VIDEO
NASA, the US space agency, named its next generation space telescope currently under development, the Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFirst), to Nancy Grace Roman, the first female astronomer to head NASA, ie which paved the way for space telescopes focused on the wider universe. The newly-named "Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope" -or more briefly "Roman Space Telescope"- will be launched in...
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