Jameswebbspacetelescope

11.07.16
NASA has completed the $8.7 billion James Webb space telescope
11.07.16 in

NASA has completed the $8.7 billion James Webb space telescope

Hubble's successor is ready for testing ahead of the October, 2018 launch.

View
A newsletter a day keeps the FOMO at bay.
Just enter your email and we'll take care of the rest:
09.26.16
NASA observes possible water geysers on Europa
09.26.16 in

NASA observes possible water geysers on Europa

The observation appears to confirm earlier sightings of water spewing from Jupiter's moon.

View
11.25.15
NASA installs the first mirror on the Hubble's replacement
11.25.15 in

NASA installs the first mirror on the Hubble's replacement

When complete, the James Webb space telescope is expected to exceed the Hubble's power by an order of magnitude.

View
05.06.15
Researchers find new 'most distant' galaxy in the universe
05.06.15

Researchers find new 'most distant' galaxy in the universe

Peering through the voids of space is a lot like time travelling: the deeper we gaze into a seemin...

View
03.16.13
James Webb Space Telescope ready for its wings, on track for 2018 launch
03.16.13

James Webb Space Telescope ready for its wings, on track for 2018 launch

What's a spacecraft need wings for? Packaging, of course. The James Webb Space telescope relies on...

View
08.25.12
Alt-week 8.25.12: robotic noses, Nodosaurs and Space X launches again
08.25.12

Alt-week 8.25.12: robotic noses, Nodosaurs and Space X launches again

Alt-week peels back the covers on some of the more curious sci-tech stories from the last seven day...

View
12.07.11
NASA to launch Hubble space telescope successor in 2018, will clean its room later
12.07.11

NASA to launch Hubble space telescope successor in 2018, will clean its room later

You know you're going to miss the Hubble Space Telescope once ceases operation and they let it simp...

View