JWST

NASA vs. Cigarettes: A Numbers Game

People often criticize the amount of money spent on space exploration. Sometimes it's well-meaning friends and family who say that…

5 years ago

NASA Webb Telescope Construction Leaps Forward with Delivery of Mirror Holding Backbone Flight Structure

View showing actual flight structure of mirror backplane unit for NASA's James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) that holds 18 segment…

5 years ago

Workaholic Hubble Telescope Will Eventually Burn To Death: Report

The Hubble Space Telescope has delivered an amazing near quarter-century of science from all over the universe. Even this year,…

6 years ago

Watch the James Webb Telescope Being Built Via “Webb-cam”

Want to watch the highly anticipated James Webb Space Telescope come together? NASA has set up a webcam – in…

8 years ago

Meet MIRI, Infrared Camera for Webb Telescope

Our friend Will Gater from the BBC's Sky At Night Magazine had the chance to get a behind-the-scenes tour of…

8 years ago

Budget Axe to Gore America’s Future Exploration of Mars and Search for Martian Life

[/caption] America’s hugely successful Mars Exploration program is apparently about to be gutted by Obama Administration officials wielding a hefty…

9 years ago

James Webb Mirrors Pass Deep-Freeze Exams

[/caption] The last of the 21 mirrors for the James Webb Space Telescope have come out of deep freeze –…

9 years ago

Good and Bad News Comes With NASA’s 2012 Budget

[/caption] On November 14, President Obama signed an Appropriations bill that solidified NASA's budget for fiscal year 2012. The space…

9 years ago

James Webb Space Telescope Nearing Completion

[/caption] The James Webb Space Telescope or JWST has long been touted as the replacement for the Hubble Space Telescope.…

9 years ago