Technical Documentation

The technical reports and papers listed below document technical work relevant to the Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope, formerly known as the Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST), mission carried out, led, or co-led by staff at the Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI). In addition to the resources found on this page, please also review the document library maintained by NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC), all mission documents by project partners, and Roman Space Telescope-related publications extracted dynamically from the SAO/NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS).

GSFC maintains a library of images and multimedia and a library of presentations and documents.


White Papers and Conference Presentations

Science Operations and Support for the Wide-Field Instrument for WFIRST, AAS Meeting #235, id. 372.13 (Ryan)


Reference Documents

Cover of pdf document showing an artistic rendering of WFIRST

Final Report of the WFIRST-AFTA Science Definition Team

A complete overview of the mission, as envisioned at the start of mission formulation.

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Fact Sheets and Brochures

Expanding Our View brochure cover

Expanding Our View...

Targeted for launch in the mid-2020s, WFIRST will revolutionize astronomy by building on the science discoveries and technological leaps of the Hubble and Webb space telescopes.

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