Telescope

08.26.16
NASA extends the Spitzer mission for two-and-a-half years
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NASA extends the Spitzer mission for two-and-a-half years

It will look for targets for James Webb to observe more closely.

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07.11.16
Telescopes catch the aftermath of a black hole swallowing a star
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Telescopes catch the aftermath of a black hole swallowing a star

Stargazers recently observed a supermassive black hole destroying a star.

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06.24.16
NASA tasks the Hubble Telescope with five more years of service
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NASA tasks the Hubble Telescope with five more years of service

The telescope will still be in use when its successor launches in 2018.

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06.06.16
The Arecibo radio telescope is in trouble again
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The Arecibo radio telescope is in trouble again

Low funding could shut it down entirely or transfer control to someone else.

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