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WFIRST Will be Named After Nancy Grace Roman, NASA’s First Chief Astronomer

In honor of NASA's first Chief Astronomer and the "mother of Hubble," the WFIRST has been officially named the Nancy…

4 months ago

Unveiled Webb Telescope Mirrors Mesmerize in ‘Golden’ Glory

NASA GODDARD SPACE FLIGHT CENTER, MD - It’s Mesmerizing ! That’s the overwhelming feeling expressed among the fortunate few setting…

4 years ago

NASA’s ‘Hubble Hugger’ and Science Chief John Grunsfeld To Retire

Five time space shuttle astronaut and current NASA science chief John Grunsfeld - best known as the ‘Hubble Hugger’ for…

4 years ago

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…

5 years ago

James Webb Space Telescope Mirror Installation Reaches Halfway Point

As history closes in on 2015, assembly of NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) reached a historic milestone as the…

5 years ago

First Mirror Installed on NASA’s Webb Telescope, Final Assembly Phase Starts

After years of construction, the first of 18 primary flight mirrors has been installed onto NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope…

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

Obama Administration Proposes $18.5 Billion Budget for NASA – Bolden

The Obama Administration today (Feb. 2) proposed a NASA budget allocation of $18.5 Billion for the new Fiscal Year 2016,…

6 years ago

James Webb Space Telescope’s Pathfinder Mirror Backplane Arrives at NASA Goddard for Critical Assembly Testing

The central piece of the “pathfinder” backplane that will hold all the mirrors for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope (JWST)…

6 years ago