NASA’s Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST) is now named the Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope, after NASA’s first Chief of Astronomy.Artist impression of the WFIRST mission.Artist's rendition of NASA's WFIRST Mission configured with a 2.4-meter mirror.
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NASA’s Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST) is now named the Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope, after NASA’s first Chief of Astronomy.NASA
Artist impression of the WFIRST mission.NASA
Artist's rendition of NASA's WFIRST Mission configured with a 2.4-meter mirror.NASA
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Mission name: Roman Space Telescope

Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope

Studying dark energy, exoplanets, and infrared astrophysics

Mission news and discoveries
Artist impression of the WFIRST mission.
Cosmic Milestone: NASA Confirms 5,000 ExoplanetsMarch 21, 2022
Artist impression of the WFIRST mission.
Simulated Image Shows How NASA’s Roman Could Expand on Hubble’s Deepest View (NASA Goddard)January 10, 2022
Artist impression of the WFIRST mission.
NASA Confirms Roman Mission's Flight Design in Milestone Review (NASA Goddard)September 29, 2021
Artist impression of the WFIRST mission.
NASA’s Search for Life: Astrobiology in the Solar System and BeyondJune 25, 2021
Artist impression of the WFIRST mission.
NASA’s Roman Space Telescope Selects 24 Flight-quality Heat-vision ‘Eyes’ (NASA Goddard)June 09, 2021
Artist impression of the WFIRST mission.
New ‘Eyewear’ to Deepen the View of NASA’s Roman Space TelescopeMarch 03, 2021
Artist impression of the WFIRST mission.
NASA's Roman Mission Will Probe Galaxy's Core for Hot Jupiters, Brown DwarfsJanuary 25, 2021
Artist impression of the WFIRST mission.
Unveiling Rogue Planets With NASA’s Roman Space Telescope (NASA)August 24, 2020
Artist impression of the WFIRST mission.
NASA Telescope Named For ‘Mother of Hubble’ Nancy Grace Roman (NASA.gov)May 21, 2020
Artist impression of the WFIRST mission.
Apply for "The PI Launchpad: From Science Idea to NASA Mission"September 25, 2019
Artist impression of the WFIRST mission.
NASA Selects New Mission to Explore Origins of UniverseFebruary 18, 2019
Artist impression of the WFIRST mission.
Exoplanet Science StrategySeptember 21, 2018
Artist impression of the WFIRST mission.
The Search for Life: Utilizing Science to Explore our Solar System and Make New DiscoveriesAugust 07, 2018
Artist impression of the WFIRST mission.
Exoplanet Fomalhaut b On the MoveMay 07, 2018
Artist impression of the WFIRST mission.
The Just-Approved European ARIEL Mission Will Be First Dedicated to Probing Exoplanet AtmospheresApril 02, 2018
Artist impression of the WFIRST mission.
A Promordial Disc around a 45-Myr-old M DwarfMarch 20, 2018
Artist impression of the WFIRST mission.
Atmospheric Beacons of Life from Exoplanets Around G and K StarsDecember 05, 2017
Artist impression of the WFIRST mission.
CATSUP for Nearby StarsNovember 22, 2017
Artist impression of the WFIRST mission.
Furthering the Hunt for Habitable Planets with StatisticsSeptember 22, 2017
Artist impression of the WFIRST mission.
Could Earth’s light blue color be a signature of life?May 06, 2016
Artist impression of the WFIRST mission.
NASA’s NExSS Coalition to Lead Search for Life on Distant WorldsApril 24, 2015