Servicing Hubble Servicing <em>Hubble</em>

After delays, setbacks, and a drama-filled servicing mission, Hubble is back—better than ever expected. (Ken Sembach)


The Master of Hubble The Master of <em>Hubble</em>

After 28 years at Hubble's helm, Rodger Doxsey's passing is a tremendous loss.
(Ethan Schreier)


ACS Status ACS Status

It is clear that ACS/WFC is back and will once again provide spectacular new images and exciting science results. (Linda Smith and David Golimowski)


COS Delivers Sensitive Ultraviolet Spectroscopy COS Delivers Sensitive Ultraviolet Spectroscopy

The new COS significantly expands the spectroscopic capabilities of Hubble at UV wavelengths, providing unparalleled opportunities for observing faint point sources of ultraviolet light. (Rachel Osten, for the COS team)


STIS Performance after Servicing Mission 4 STIS Performance after Servicing Mission 4

SM4 restored the STIS side-two electronics, and all three of the STIS detectors are now being used for science observations. (Charles R. Proffitt, et al.)


WFC3 Commissioning WFC3 Commissioning

After WFC3 went through 11 years of development and testing, WFPC2 balked at parting company with Hubble. Now installed and commissioned, WFC3 is performing as well as or better than expected. (John W. MacKenty)


Webb Flight Structure Delivered <em>Webb</em> Flight Structure Delivered

The flight structure for the Webb integrated science instrument module has been delivered to NASA.


News from the Multi-mission Archive at Space Telescope News from the Multi-mission Archive at Space Telescope

We're working hard, constantly improving our interface and making new tools and data available, and improving our ever-expanding archive. (Rachel Somerville, for the MAST team)


Hubble Metrics and Bibliographic Database The <em>Hubble</em> Metrics and Bibliographic Database

A new metrics team at the Institute is working to assess and help maximize the scientific impact of Hubble. You may find some of the results surprising. (Jill Lagerstrom, et al.)


Hubble Fellowship Program News Hubble Fellowship Program News

The Hubble Fellowship Program will now include the scientific goals addressed not only by Hubble, but also by any of the missions in NASA’s Cosmic Origins Program. Fellows were chosen to begin in the fall of 2009. (Ron Allen)


Institute Participation in the Astro2010 Decadal Survey Process Institute Participation in the Astro2010 Decadal Survey Process

White papers state the case for the important issues in astronomy and astrophysics for the next decade. (Roeland P. van der Marel, et al.)


Observational Signatures of Black-hole Mergers Observational Signatures of Black-hole Mergers

Formulating the questions and focusing the direction of research into black-hole mergers brought together many astronomers and astrophysicists from a wide range of specialties. (Jeremy Schnittman)


Beyond JWST: the Next Steps in Ultraviolet–Optical–Near-IR Space Astronomy Beyond <em>JWST</em>: the Next Steps in Ultraviolet–Optical–Near-IR Space Astronomy

This meeting was an inspiring narrative of where modern astrophysics—enabled by advanced observations from space—can lead human discovery. (Marc Postman)