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AURAs Centers enable the next decade of astronomical discoveries through world-class facilities and science
Advancing our knowledge of the Sun and construction of the largest and most advanced solar telescope in the world
National Solar Observatory
Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope (DKIST)
Discovering Our Universe Together
Space Telescope Science Institute
Helping humanity explore the universe with advanced space telescopes and ever-growing data archives
NOIRLab: Fastest Orbiting Asteroid Discovered at Cerro Tololo
STScI: Comet ATLAS May Have Been a Blast from the Past
STScI: Hubble Finds First Evidence of Water Vapor at Jupiter’s Moon Ganymede
NSO: Inouye Telescope project passes final construction review
Kurt Lindstrom named AURA Chief of Staff
AURA enables astronomical discovery and promotes broad engagement in exploring the Universe.
The preeminent US national center for ground-based, nighttime optical and infrared astronomy.
Advancing knowledge of the Sun, the dominant external influence on Earth and the local archetype of a typical star.
A multi-mission operations center for NASA’s flagship observatories and a world-class astronomical research center.
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