PUNCH has passed its Key Decision Point C, and has been confirmed as a “GO” for development and flight. The decision was made
in a hybrid in-person & remote meeting at NASA Headquarters between project management, the Explorers Program, the Mission
Directorate, the joints heads of the Science Divisions, and the Associate Administrator for Science. The mission is transitioning
to a merged Phase C (Final Design) and Phase D (Assembly, Integration, & Test). PUNCH Phase C/D continues through launch plus
90 days. More details will be posted shortly.