About the Science Research and Projects Division

The mission of the Science Research and Projects Division at Marshall Space Flight Center is to expand scientific knowledge and explore the Earth and our universe in support of National and Agency goals. We are comprised of NASA civil servants and colleagues working in alliance with academia, US federal agencies, and international partners to develop space, airborne, and ground-based capabilities to better understand our home planet and its space environment.

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Congratulations to our 2020 TIP Awardees

December 1, 2020

The Science Research and Projects Division wants to congratulate our 2020 TIP awardess. Michelle Hui’s research, “Pulse Shape Discrimination for Gamma-ray Detection on SmallSat” was selected. ​Linda  Krause’s research, “Charge Analyzer Responsive to Local Oscillations (CARLO)” was selected. ​Ken Kobayashi’s …

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Two Papers Co-Authored by MSFC Scientists Published in the SPIE Journal of Astronomical Telescopes and Instrument Systems (JAITS)

August 17, 2020

Two papers co-authored by MSFC scientists have been accepted for publication by the SPIE Journal of Astronomical Telescopes and Instrument Systems.  The first paper is “Habitable-Zone Exoplanet Observatory (HabEx) baseline 4-m telescope: systems-engineering design process and predicted structural thermal optical performance”, …

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“Advanced UVOIR Mirror Technology Development for Very Large Space Telescopes” paper accepted by the SPIE Journal of Astronomical Telescopes, Instruments, and Systems

May 16, 2020

The SPIE Journal of Astronomical Telescopes, Instruments and Systems (JATIS) has accepted for publication “Advanced UVOIR Mirror Technology Development for Very Large Space Telescopes.”  The paper was authored by H. Philip Stahl (ST10) and surveys the accomplishments of the 6-year …

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Congratulation to our 2019 Agency and Center Honor Award Winners!

February 1, 2020

Dan Irwin: Outstanding Leadership Medal Caleb Fassett: Exceptional Scientific Achievement Medal Ernest Wright: Director’s Commendation Honor Award Andrew Molthan: Exceptional Service Medal Jordan Bell: Early Career Public Achievement Medal Ashutosh Limaye: Exceptional Achievement Medal Emily Berndt: Early Career Achievement Medal …

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