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February 15, 2008 11:00 AM (EST)

News Release Number: STScI-2008-12

STScI Astronomers to Head Two Studies of Next Generation Astronomy Missions

February 15, 2008: Two astronomers at the Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI) in Baltimore, Md., Dr. Marc Postman and Dr. Ken Sembach, have been selected among 19 science teams to conduct year-long studies of new concepts for NASA's next generation of major observatories. The studies will help the agency make decisions about how it explores the heavens in the future, following the Astronomy and Astrophysics Decadal Survey.

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