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James Webb Space Telescope

James Webb Tests its Sun-Shield. So Far, So Good.

Rigorous testing is at the heart of any successful space mission. The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) will be a…

3 weeks ago

What Will the James Webb Space Telescope See? A Whole Bunch of Dust, That’s What

When it comes to the first galaxies, the James Webb Space Telescope will attempt to understand the formation of those…

7 months ago

James Webb is Enduring its Final Stage of Testing Before it Ships off for Kourou, French Guiana

The James Webb Space Telescope just entered the final phase of integration and testing before being shipped off to French…

2 years ago

James Webb Telescope is Probably Going to be Delayed Again, and Could Exceed a Congress Spending Cap

According to a new report from the Government Accountability Office, the launch of the James Webb Space Telescope is likely…

2 years ago

James Webb Makes The Journey From Houston To Los Angeles; Last Stop Before It Heads To The Launch Facility In 2019

The James Webb Space Telescope is now in LA. After final assembly there, it will undergo more testing. Then it…

2 years ago

James Webb Wraps up 3 Months in the Freezer. It’s Ready for Space

The James Webb Space Telescope just emerged from 3 months of vacuum-chamber testing, another milestone on the road towards its…

2 years ago

When James Webb Finally Reaches Space, Here’s What it’ll be Hunting

In a recent announcement, the STScI announced the first targets that the James Webb Space Telescope will be studying once…

2 years ago

NASA’s Webb Space Telescope Launch Delayed to 2019

The most powerful space telescope ever built will have to wait on the ground for a few more months into…

2 years ago

NASA Says James Webb Telescope will Study Solar System’s “Ocean Worlds”

When it is deployed in 2018, the James Webb Space Telescope will spend some of its time studying the "Ocean…

2 years ago

Sunshield Layers Installed on NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope as Mirror Cryo Cooling Testing Commences

The complex multilayered sunshield that will protect the delicate optics and state of the art infrared science instruments of NASA’s…

2 years ago