Jameswebbspacetelescope

October 8, 2018
Hubble Space Telescope is in trouble after gyroscope failure
October 8, 2018

Hubble Space Telescope is in trouble after gyroscope failure

The 28-year-old space observatory is currently in safe mode.

By S. Krishna,   October 8, 2018
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October 3, 2018
Researchers may have found the first signs of an exomoon
October 3, 2018

Researchers may have found the first signs of an exomoon

The Neptune-sized object is orbiting the star Kepler-1625.

By M. Locklear,   October 3, 2018
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June 27, 2018
NASA delays James Webb Space Telescope launch until 2021
June 27, 2018

NASA delays James Webb Space Telescope launch until 2021

The fact that there is a launch date -- March 30, 2021 -- is good news.

By S. Krishna,   June 27, 2018
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March 27, 2018
The James Webb Space Telescope will be delayed for at least a year
March 27, 2018

The James Webb Space Telescope will be delayed for at least a year

NASA announced today that the the current target launch date is May 2020.

By S. Krishna,   March 27, 2018
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March 1, 2018
NASA’s Hubble successor may miss its launch window
March 1, 2018

NASA’s Hubble successor may miss its launch window

The James Webb Space Telescope may not be ready by June 2019.

By S. Krishna,   March 1, 2018
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September 29, 2017
NASA pushes James Webb Space Telescope launch to Spring 2019
September 29, 2017

NASA pushes James Webb Space Telescope launch to Spring 2019

The integration of its spacecraft parts could delay liftoff by up to eight months.

By S. Shah,   September 29, 2017
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May 27, 2017
The search for a habitable second Earth
May 27, 2017

The search for a habitable second Earth

We’ve never had a better chance of finding extraterrestrial life -- if it exists.

By S. Dent,   May 27, 2017
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May 25, 2017
Listening to starlight: Our ongoing search for alien intelligence
May 25, 2017

Listening to starlight: Our ongoing search for alien intelligence

If ET is out there, he's doing a great job hiding from us.

By A. Tarantola,   May 25, 2017
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March 22, 2017
Lights out on a ghostly James Webb Space Telescope inspection
March 22, 2017

Lights out on a ghostly James Webb Space Telescope inspection

By S. Dent,   March 22, 2017
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