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XMM-Newton Guest Observer Facility

The XMM-NEWTON 20th Anniversary GSFC Symposium - October 21-22, 2019

  • Dates: October 21 and 22
  • Location: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
  • Register here

The XMM-Newton satellite launched in 1999 and two decades on, this joint ESA-NASA mission continues to produce foundational science. This symposium will celebrate and highlight the US contribution to the mission, its history, and scientific discoveries. This is an opportunity to hear early instrument and science team members share their personal stories and perspectives, and learn about XMM science from today's users.

Invited Speakers include:

  • France Cordova (NSF - keynote speaker)
  • Richard Griffiths (University of Hawaii)
  • Steve Kahn (SLAC)
  • Richard Mushotzky (University of Maryland, College Park)
  • Frits Paerels (Columbia University)
  • Craig Sarazin (University of Virginia)
  • Norbert Schartel (ESA)
  • Niel Brandt (Pennsylvania State University)
  • Laura Brenneman (Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory)
  • Megan Donahue (Michigan State University)
  • Suvi Gezari (University of Maryland, College Park)
  • Eric Gotthelf (Columbia University)
  • Smita Mathur (Ohio State University)
  • Randall Smith (Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory)
  • Brian Williams (NASA GSFC)

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