KASI SPHEREx Team

SPHEREx1) is a NASA MIDEX program for the all-sky spectral survey in the near-infrared (0.75–5 µm) wavelengths. KASI participates the program for 1) calibration of the instruments, 2) development of the observation simulation and the data reduction, and 3) scientific researches.

Please visit the SPHEREx Official Website at Caltech to see the overall activities of the program.

Recent News

  • 2021 Jan. 6 – The progress of SPHEREx project is reported to public with press releases by KASI (Korean only) and JPL. NASA reviewed the preliminary design of the telescope last October and approved it recently. We are now entering Phase C to manufacture the hardware.
  • 2020 Nov. 13 – We are recruiting one postdoc position. Please refer to the announcements at KASI and AAS Job Register. The corresponding application area is Infrared/Optical Astronomy (code P9). Please be aware that the application is open by 2021 Jan. 16 15:00 in KST.
  • 2020 Mar. 24 – We are recruiting one faculty position. Please refer to the announcements at KASI and AAS Job Register. The corresponding application area is Space Astronomy (code A4). Please be aware that the application is open by 2020 Apr. 13 15:00 in KST.
  • 2019 Dec. 19 — We are recruiting 2 positions of post-doc. Please refer to the announcements at KASI (in Korean) and AAS Job Register (in English). The corresponding application area code is P6, SPHEREx Instrumentation or Science. Please be aware that the application is open by 2020 Jan. 17 17:00 in KST.
  • 2019 Feb. 14 — SPHEREx has been selected as a new NASA Explorer mission. Please see the press releases from NASA (in English) and KASI (in Korean).

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Spectro-Photometer for the History of the Universe, Epoch of Reionization, and Ices Explorer
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