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Session 60 - Next Generation Space Telescope.
Oral session, Tuesday, January 14
Piers 4/5,

[60.05] Instrument Concepts for the Next Generation Space Telescope (NGST)

P. Bely (STScI), C. Lillie (TRW), M. Margulis (Lokcheed Martin)

We present the scientific rationale and requirements for NGST's science instruments, and describe the various instruments concepts which have been studied. The proposed suite of instruments includes a wide field near infrared camera, a multi-object near infrared low resolution spectrograph and an optinal thermal infrared camera/spectrograph combination. Specific issues concerning detectors, multi-object spectroscopy and active cooling are discussed.

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