PARIS — NASA will seek a supplemental role aboard the European Space Agency’s (ESA) next two large astrophysics missions, including a new-generation X-ray telescope and a gravitational wave observatory. “Both a large X-ray observatory and a large gravitational wave observatory are prioritized recommendations of the [2010 astrophysics] decadal survey, and so we are pursuing an opportunity to contribute and partner on ESA’s observatories,” said Paul Hertz, head of NASA’s astrophysics ...


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