John Grunsfeld

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

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

NASA’s New Horizons Makes Major Discoveries: Young Ice Mountains on Pluto and Crispy Young Chasms on Charon

New close-up images of a region near Pluto’s equator reveal a giant surprise -- a range of youthful mountains rising…

5 years ago

NASA’s New Horizons Zooms By Pluto, Solar Systems Last Planet – King of The Kuiper Belt

APPLIED PHYSICS LABORATORY, LAUREL, MD - With this morning’s (July 14) do or die flyby of Pluto by NASA’s New…

5 years ago

NASA Gives ‘GO’ for Mission to Alien Ocean World at Jupiter Moon Europa

Artist's concept of NASA mission streaking over ocean world of Europa. Credit: NASA/JPL Story updated[/caption] At long last NASA is…

5 years ago

New Horizons, Approaching Pluto, Detects Signs of Polar Caps

The latest set of images from the long range imager, LORRI, on New Horizons now reveals surface features. At a…

5 years ago

Comedian Stephen Colbert Talks with NASA’s John Grunsfeld About Curiosity Rover Landing

The Colbert ReportMon - Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30cJohn Grunsfeldwww.colbertnation.comColbert Report Full EpisodesPolitical Humor & Satire BlogVideo Archive NASA Chief Scientist…

8 years ago