Speaking of XMM-Newton, the results of AO-9 observing proposal round have just been made available.
The list of XMM-Newton proposals accepted by the AO-9 Observing Time
Allocation Committee (OTAC) and associated proposal abstracts are
The Principal Investigators of submitted proposals have been informed
about the results of the OTAC evaluation by e-mail. The e-mail
contains the details about the second phase proposal submission for
successful observations, which will need to be done via the XMM-Newton
Remote Proposal Submission System (XRPS). The XRPS will be closed on
the 5th of February 2010 at 13:00 UT.
AO-9 observations will start to be routinely performed in May 2010.