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The sunshield of the James Webb Space Telescope is nothing if not impressive. It is an essential part of the telescope and it is therefore important to guarantee it is working correctly. NASA is not quite ready to tension the sunshield, but there is no need for panic yet. NASA delayed adjusting the James Webb Space... Read more...
NASA finished out 2021 with a critical deployment milestone for the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) program, as the second mid-boom completed its process just before midnight. With the milestone reached, the telescope's sunshield has expanded to take on its full diamond shape in space. NASA had a very busy and... Read more...
NASA's James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) was finally launched into space Christmas Day and began its long journey into hopefully finding out some of the mysteries of our Solar System. A NASA astrophysicist talks about why JWST looks the way it does and more in a recent YouTube video. On December 25th NASA finally... Read more...
Update (12/27/21): Now that the James Webb Telescope has successfully left Earth to go make all kinds of cool discoveries, we can track its progress in real-time with a nifty dashboard showing its progress as it zooms through space. Here it is... Check out that cruising speed—it's zipping through space at a... Read more...
The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) is one of NASA's most highly anticipated missions. Teams of scientists and astronomers are incredibly anxious to begin receiving the telescope's highly advanced data and imagery back here on Earth after launch. But before those pictures from space can be taken, JWST will complete... Read more...
The James Webb Space Telescope is about to begin its journey into space with an expected launch date of Christmas day. The journey will take the powerful telescope an estimated 1 million miles away from Earth as it attempts to unlock the secrets of the universe with its advanced instruments. NASA confirmed... Read more...
Have you ever dreamed of having The James Webb Telescope in your own backyard to be able to view it from every angle? Well NASA has come up with an app that will allow you to do just that. The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) is scheduled to launch in just under two weeks on December 22nd. It is going to be the... Read more...
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