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29 July 2016 The Far-Infrared Surveyor Mission study: paper I, the genesis
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This paper describes the beginning of the Far-Infrared Surveyor mission study for NASA’s Astrophysics Decadal 2020. We describe the scope of the study, and the open process approach of the Science and Technology Definition Team. We are currently developing the science cases and provide some preliminary highlights here. We note key areas for technological innovation and improvements necessary to make a Far-Infrared Surveyor mission a reality.
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M. Meixner, A Cooray, R. Carter, M. DiPirro, A. Flores, D. Leisawitz, L. Armus, C. Battersby, E. Bergin, C. M. Bradford, K Ennico, G. J. Melnick, S. Milam, D. Narayanan, K. Pontoppidan, A. Pope, T. Roellig, K. Sandstrom, K. Y. L. Su, J. Vieira, E. Wright, J. Zmuidzinas, S. Alato, S. Carey, M. Gerin, F. Helmich, K. Menten, D. Scott, I. Sakon, and R. Vavrek "The Far-Infrared Surveyor Mission study: paper I, the genesis", Proc. SPIE 9904, Space Telescopes and Instrumentation 2016: Optical, Infrared, and Millimeter Wave, 99040K (29 July 2016);


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