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Ariane 6 is Coming Together

The European Space Agency (ESA)’s next generation heavy lift rocket is just months away from its first flight, and its…

1 month ago

With Webb Safely Launched, Focus Shifts to the Ariane 6

Last month, an Ariane 5 rocket carried the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) safely to space, the latest of 112…

2 years ago

JWST Just Deployed a Sail That Lets it Stop Getting Pushed Around by the Sun’s Radiation.

The James Webb just deployed another important instrument - the aft momentum flap - that will keep the telescope steady…

2 years ago

After 10 Days of Dangerous, Careful Work, James Webb has Been Fully Fueled up

After many MANY delays, the James Webb Space Telescope is fully-fueled and ready for the final stage of preparations before…

2 years ago

I Could Look at James Webb Unboxing Pictures all Day

Crews at the Guyanese Space Center recently "unboxed" the James Webb Space Telescope and are now getting it ready for…

2 years ago

Inaugural Vega Rocket Poised at Europe’s South American Spaceport

[/caption] Final preparations are in full swing for the inaugural flight of Europe’s new light launcher - the Vega booster…

12 years ago