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Astrophysics Program Offices


Technology Development


Addressing the fundamental questions:


“How does the universe work?”
“How did we get here?”
“Are we alone?”














Technology Gaps

Technology Gap Priorities

Technology gaps are what separates the current state of the art (SOTA) from what is needed to enable or enhance future strategic Astrophysics missions, usually driven by science gaps.

Technology Database

Tech Database

This database is updated annually and indexes technology development projects funded by the NASA Astrophysics Division. The portfolio includes information about the Strategic Astrophysics Technology (SAT), Astrophysics Research and Analysis (APRA), and Nancy Grace Roman Technology Fellowship (RTF) projects, along with other competed and direct-funded technology projects.




About the PCOS and COR Program Offices

ABOUT THE PCOS AND COR PROGRAM OFFICES

The Physics of the Cosmos (PCOS) and Cosmic Origins (COR) Program Offices were set up by NASA HQ Science Mission Directorate (SMD) Astrophysics Division (APD) to support aspects of these focused astrophysics science themes.

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Technology Gap Submission Form

Download the Astrophysics Technology Gap Form to submit your entry no later than June 1, 2024

The Program Office solicits community input on gaps between the current state of the art and technology needed for the strategic missions of the coming decades to achieve science goals. The next prioritization is expected to take place in 2024.






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