Astronomy: March 2018

The Origins Space Telescope (OST) is one of four mission concepts currently being studied by NASA in preparation for the Astrophysics 2020 Decadal Survey.

TESS is expected to discover dozens of temperate terrestrial planets orbiting M dwarfs whose atmospheres could be followed up with the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST).

Space-based high contrast imaging mission concepts for studying rocky exoplanets in reflected light are currently under community study.