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Space Telescope Science Institute
The Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore, Maryland, operated by the Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy. We help humanity explore the universe with advanced space telescopes and ever-growing data archives. Since its launch in 1990, we have performed the science operations for the Hubble Space Telescope. We lead the science and mission operations for the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), and will perform parts of the science operations for the Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST). We are also partners on several other NASA missions.
Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope (DKIST)
The Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope (DKIST, formerly the Advanced Technology Solar Telescope, ATST) – nso.edu/telescopes/dki-solar-telescope – represents a collaboration of 22 institutions, reflecting a broad segment of the solar physics community. The construction phase of the project, to build the next generation ground-based solar telescope, is underway now.