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100 Years of Science

D. Carrigan - Fermilab                                                        July 7, 2004

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The Future of space

Man has a role but for the distant future

Robotics ala the 2004 Martian landers is important

Enormous importance for astronomy and cosmology

  Spitzer Infrared Telescope now in operation

  James Webb 6.5 m optical telescope

  LISA – constellation to look for gravity waves

  SIM – interferometry to look for exosolar planets

  Kepler - exosolar planets by transit

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