The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the National Science Foundation (NSF) have established a partnership for exoplanet research in response to the recommendation of the Astro2010 Decadal Survey that "NASA and NSF should support an aggressive program of ground-based high-precision radial velocity surveys of nearby stars in order to validate and characterize exoplanet candidates."

NN-EXPLORE comprises three main components:

NN-EXPLORE Points of Contact

Dr. Douglas Hudgins
Exoplanet Exploration Program Scientist
Astrophysics Division
Science Mission Directorate
NASA Headquarters
Washington, DC 20546-0001
Tel: 202-358-0988
Email: douglas.m.hudgins@nasa.gov

Dr. James Neff
Program Director Division of Astronomical Sciences National Science Foundation
201 Wilson Blvd., Suite 1045
Arlington, VA 22230
Tel: 703-292-2475
Email: jneff@nsf.gov

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