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XMM-Newton news, sorted chronologically:
2022 2021 2020
2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998

2022 Event
2021 Event
12 XMM-Newton AO-21 results released Lists of accepted targets by proposal number and RA.
04 The AO-20 Call for Budget Proposals Released.
2020 Event
12 XMM-Newton AO-20 results released Lists of accepted targets by proposal number and RA.
08 XMM-Newton AO-19 Released.
2019 Event
11 XMM-Newton AO-19 results released Lists of accepted targets by proposal number and RA.
08 XMM-Newton AO-19 Released.
07 Release of the XMM-Newton Users' Handbook, v2.17
07 The AO-18 Call for Budget Proposals Released.
06 Release of SAS v. 18.0.0.
2018 Event
11 XMM-Newton AO-18 results released Lists of accepted targets by proposal number and RA.
08 XMM-Newton AO-18 Released.
07 Release of the catalogue of serendipitous sources from overlapping XMM-Newton observations: 3XMM-DR7s
07 Release of the XMM-Newton Users' Handbook, v2.16
06 Release of the AO-17 Call for Budget Proposals
06 XMM-Newton SAS Version 17.0.0 Released
05 Release of the XMM-Newton Serendipitous Source Catalogue: 3XMM-DR8
2017 Event
11 XMM-Newton AO-17 results released Lists of accepted targets by proposal number and RA.
06 Release of the AO-16 Call for Budget Proposals
06 Release of the XMM-Newton Serendipitous Source Catalogue: 3XMM-DR7
01 XMM-Newton SAS Version 16.0.0 Released
2016 Event
12 XMM-Newton AO-16 results released Lists of accepted targets by proposal number and RA.
08 XMM-Newton AO-16 Released.
07 Release of the XMM-Newton Serendipitous Source Catalogue: 3XMM-DR6
02 XMM-Newton SAS Version 15.0.0 Released
2015 Event
12 Astronomy and Astrophysics, ESA and ESO have issued a joint press release announcing the A&A special feature on "The XXL Survey: First Results" that includes 13 papers based on XMM-Newton data.
12 XMM-Newton AO-15 Budget Information Any XMM specific GO grant program for AO-15 is dependent on the results of the 2016 Senior Review, expected in late spring 2016. Any eligible PIs will be notified subsequently about grant proposal details.
12 XMM-Newton AO-15 results released Lists of accepted targets by proposal number and RA.
08 XMM-Newton AO-15 Released.
06 Release of AO-14 Call for Budget Proposals
04 Release of the XMM-Newton Serendipitous Source Catalogue: 3XMM-DR5
2014 Event
12 XMM-Newton AO-14 results released Lists of accepted targets by proposal number and RA.
12 XSA v8.3 Released
11 XMM-Newton SAS Version 14.0.0 Released
08 XMM-Newton AO-14 Released.
02 U.S. XMM-Newton GOF Image Gallery Launched
2013 Event
12 XMM-Newton SAS Version 13.5.0 Released
12 XMM-Newton AO-13 results released Lists of accepted targets by proposal number and RA.
09 XMM-Newton SAS Version 13.0.3 Released
08 XMM-Newton AO-13 Released.
07 Release of the XMM-Newton Serendipitous Source Catalogue: 3XMM-DR4
07 XSA v8.0 Released
06 ESA's Science Programme Committee approves a new extension for XMM-Newton until 31 December 2016
06 XMM-Newton SAS Version 13.0.1 Released
05 XMM-Newton SAS Version 13.0.0 Released
2012 Event
12 XMM-Newton AO-12 results released Lists of accepted targets by proposal number and RA.
08 XMM-Newton AO-12 Released.
06 XMM-Newton SAS Version 12.0.1 Released
06 XMM-Newton SAS Version 12.0.0 Released
03 XMM-Newton Trend Data Released
2011 Event
12 XMM-Newton AO-11 results released Lists of accepted targets by proposal number and RA.
12 Analysis scripts for users' local machines and Hera are released.
08 XMM-Newton AO-11 Released.
06 The X-ray Universe 2011
04 XMM-Newton SAS Version 11.0.1 Released
03 XMM-Newton SAS Version 11.0 Released
2010 Event
12 XMM-Newton AO-10 results released Lists of accepted targets by proposal number and RA.
12 The "ABC Guide to Data Reduction with Hera, version 1.0" released
08 XMM-Newton AO-10 Released.
04 XMM-Newton SAS Version 10.0 Released
04 XSA v6.5 Released
04 An Updated (2XMMi-DR3) of the second XMM-Newton EPIC Serendipitous Source Catalog, 2XMMi-DR3
04 Updated to the XMM-Newton Slew Survey Cataloger (Delta-4)
03 U.S. XMM-Newton Senior Review Proposal
2009 Event
12 ESA XMM-Newton AO-9 Large Projects.
12 ESA XMM-Newton AO-9 Results Released. Lists of accepted targets by proposal number and RA.
08 XMM-Newton AO-9 Released.
06 XMM-Newton SAS Version 9.0 Released.
2008 Event
12 ESA XMM-Newton AO-8 Results Released. Lists of accepted targets by proposal number and RA.
08 XMM-Newton AO-8 Released
08 XMM-Newton SSC 2XMMi Catalog Released
08 XMM-Newton XSA v5.0 Released
07 SAS V8.0 Released
05 Results of the 2008 Senior Review (pdf)
05 XMM-Newton International Users Group Presentations
05 XMM-Newton ABC Guide (v4.0)
03 U.S. XMM-Newton Senior Review Proposal
03 MAST now has links to XMM-Newton Optical Monitor data and a source catalog.
02 SAS 7.1.2 released (download through the SOC or the GSFC Mirror)
2007 Event
12 ESA XMM-Newton AO-7 Results Released. Lists of accepted targets by proposal number and RA.
08
2XMM Serendipitous Source Catalog - FITS 197M CVS 233M - U.S. Mirror
07
SAS 7.1.0 released (download through the SOC or the GSFC Mirror)
2006 Event
07
2XMM Serendipitous Source Catalog (pre-release version) - FITS 127M CVS 150M - U.S. Mirror
2005 Event
12
ESA extends XMM-Newton mission for four years
11/02 Release of SAS V6.5.0 Patch
09
Release of AO-5 Call for Science Proposals
08/17 Release of SAS V6.5.0
04
Start of AO-4 observing cycle
03
Release of AO-4 Call for Budget Proposals
03
End of AO-3 observing cycle
2004 Event
12/14 AO-4 Results - U.S. Mirror
12/10 Five years in space for XMM-Newton
11/24 Release of SAS V6.1.0
10/08 Due date for AO-4 Science Proposal
08/30 Release of AO-4 Call for Science Proposals
03/23 Release of SAS V6.0.0
03
Start of AO-3 observing cycle
2003 Event
12
XMM-Newton Image Gallery
12
End of AO-2 observing cycle
12/22 AO-3 budget notifications
09/26 Deadline for AO-3 budget proposals
08/15 AO-3 Budget AO Released
07/03 AO-3 Results - U.S. Mirror
04/07 1XMM Serendipitous Source Catalog - FITS 27M - U.S. Mirror
03/25 RGS Background files available (Calibration Portal)
03/17 AO-3 Call for Proposals (Deadline 30 April, 2003)
01/30 SAS 5.4.1 Broken on RH7.2
01/21 SAS V5.4.1 Released
2002 Event
11/08 First Results from Instrument Cooling
09
Dates for AO-3 Proposals Set
08/26 Call for XMM-Newton AO-2 Budget Proposals
07/26 XMM-Newton AO-2 Results
07/18 Results of the XMM-Newton GO Questionnaire
07/07 SAS V5.3.3 Released
05/07 U.S. XMM-Newton Senior Review Proposal
04/15 XMM-Newton Archive Open
04/15 SAS 5.3.0 released
02/06 XMM-Newton Observations of SN 2002ap
01/31 New PV Data Released
2001 Event
12/07 SAS Results Presented at the ESTEC 2001 Conference
12/07 Calibration Results Presented at the ESTEC 2001 Conference
10/08 New SV Data Released
09/20 SAS v5.2 Released
08/31 XMM-Newton AO-2 Announced
07/03 XMM-Newton Observation Status Log
2000 Event
12/07 Launch anniversary press conference at ESA HQ, Paris
12/07 XMM-Newton A&A Special Issue, the preprints
12/05 SAS 5.0 Release at Vilspa
10/03 Learning Center open
10/17 Senior Review Report
06/01 Routine Science Operations start
03/13 NASA AO-1 Stage 2 budget proposals due
03/03 Calibration and Performance Verification Phase start
02/09 First light press conference
02/04 Release of NASA AO-1 Stage 2 budget proposal request
02/02 Approximate RGS first light 
01/22 Approximate EPIC first light (last instrument, PN)
01/16 Approximate EPIC first light (first instrument, MOS) 
01/05 Approximate OM first light
01/16 Instrument Commissioning Phase start
1999 Event
12/10 XMM-Newton launch (14:32 GMT, 09:32 EST)
11/30 Release of AO-1 results
04/17 0:00 UT, Deadline for AO-1
01/19 Release of XRPS software for proposal submission
01/19 Release of AO-1
01/18 Release of the XMM-Newton Users' Handbook, v1.1
1998 Event
09/30 First XMM-Newton Workshop at ESTEC


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