Goddard Space Flight Center

All Primary Mirrors Fully Installed on NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope

NASA GODDARD SPACE FLIGHT CENTER, MD - All 18 of the primary mirrors have been fully installed onto the flight…

7 years ago

Exoplanet-Hunting TESS Satellite to be Launched by SpaceX

The search for exoplanets is heating up, thanks to the deployment of space telescopes like Kepler and the development of…

8 years ago

Surprise! Galaxies Still Evolving in Present Universe

A giant spiral of gas dust and stars, Messier 101 spans 170,000 light-years and contains more than a trillion stars.…

10 years ago

Our Gorgeous, Graceful, Gradient Sun

Here's a mesmerizing video from the folks over at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center's visualization studio showing the Sun in…

10 years ago

The Zen of the Sun

[/caption] Images and video from the Solar Dynamics Observatory have shown us that the fury of the Sun can be…

11 years ago

Go On a Grand Tour of the Moon

To honor the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter's amazing 1,000 days in science-filled orbit, the LRO team at Goddard Space Flight Center…

11 years ago

Tropical Storm Lee Drenches Gulf Coast as Hurricane Katia Aims for US East Coast

[/caption] New imagery from NASA and NOAA satellites taken today (Sept 4) shows the extent of a hurricane season storm…

11 years ago

How Did Jupiter Shape Our Solar System?

[/caption] Jupiter hasn't always been in the same place in our solar system. Early in the history of our solar…

11 years ago

JWST Built with ‘Unobtainium’

[/caption] The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) is the much anticipated, long awaited “next generation” telescope, which we hope will…

12 years ago