Acknowledgments

Acknowledgements

The technical and operational information contained in this Handbook is the summary of the experience gained by members of the STScI ACS Team, the ACS group at the former Space Telescope European Coordinating Facility (ST-ECF), and by the ACS Instrument Definition Team (IDT).

Members of the STScI ACS Team are:
Norman Grogin (Lead), Jay Anderson, Roberto Avila (Deputy Lead), Andrea Bellini, Ralph Bohlin, Marco Chiaberge1, Yotam Cohen, Tyler Desjardins, Nimish Hathi, Samantha Hoffman, Ray Lucas, Meaghan McDonald, Nathan Miles, Melanie Olaes, Vera Platais, and Jenna Ryon.

The ST-ECF ACS group comprised Martin Kuemmel, Harald Kuntschner, and Jeremy Walsh. The ST-ECF ceased operations on December 31, 2010.

The ACS IDT comprised Holland Ford (PI), Garth Illingworth (Deputy PI), George Hartig, Mark Rafal, Frank Bartko, Tom Broadhurst, Bob Brown, Chris Burrows, Ed Cheng, Mark Clampin, Jim Crocker, Paul Feldman, Marijn Franx, David Golimowski, Randy Kimble, John Krist, Tom La Jeunesse, Mike Lesser, Doug Leviton, George Miley, Marc Postman, Piero Rosati, Bill Sparks, Pam Sullivan, Zlatan Tsvetanov, Paul Volmer, Rick White, Bob Woodruff, Terence Allen, Kenneth Anderson, David Ardila, Narciso Benitez, John Blakeslee, Rychard Bouwens, Larry Bradley, Nicholas J.G. Cross, Ricardo Demarco, Tomotsugu Goto, Caryl Gronwall, Brad Holden, Nicole Homeier, Daniel Magee, André Martel, W. Jon McCann, Simona Mei, Felipe Menanteau, Gerhardt Meurer, Veronica Motta, Alessandro Rettura, Marco Sirianni, Hien Tran, and Andrew Zirm.

The contributions of Dan Coe, Michele de la Peña, Warren Hack, Pey-Lian Lim, Alan Welty, Tom Wheeler, and Susan Rose (Sr. Technical Editor) are greatly appreciated.
 
1 European Space Agency (ESA)