Technologies to Enable the Next Great Observatory

Abstract: The Large Ultraviolet/Optical/Infrared Surveyor (LUVOIR) is one of four mission concepts being studied by NASA for the 2020 Decadal Survey in Astronomy and Astrophysics. LUVOIR will be capable of a broad range of science, including: direct imaging and characterization of a wide range of exoplanets and the search for biosignatures on Earth-like planets around sun-like stars; studying galaxy formation and evolution; investigating star and planet formation; and remote sensing of bodies within th…

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