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James Webb Space Telescope

Kepler Mission Placed in Hibernation to Download Data Before its Last Campaign

The Kepler mission has been put into hibernation prior to downloading data from its 18th campaign and commencing its last.

1 year ago

Good News, James Webb is Still a Go. Bad News, Launching in 2021

In response to the report issued by an Independent Review Board, NASA has decided to delay the launch of the…

1 year ago

How Many Planets is TESS Going to Find?

According to a new study, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite is estimated to find over 4000 planets during its first…

2 years ago

Try to Contain Your Surprise. James Webb is Getting Delayed to 2020

After being assessed by the Standing Review Board, NASA has announced that the launch of the James Webb Space Telescope's…

2 years ago

Kepler’s Almost Out of Fuel. It’ll Make its Last Observation in a Few Months

The Kepler mission, which is responsible for the majority of exoplanet discoveries, is running out of fuel and will be…

2 years 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

Icy Worlds Like Europa and Enceladus Might Actually be too Soft to Land On

According to a new study led by the Planetary Science Institute, Europa and Enceladus may have surfaces that are too…

2 years ago

Upcoming Telescopes Should be Able to Detect Mountains and Other Landscapes on Extrasolar Planets

According to a new study by a team from Columbia University, the upcoming super telescopes might be able to detect…

2 years ago