Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope

A New Technique for “Seeing” Exoplanet Surfaces Based on the Content of their Atmospheres

A new study takes a look at how the presence of a surface can affect an exoplanets atmosphere, giving astrobiologists…

4 days ago

Nancy Grace Roman Telescope is Getting an Upgraded new Infrared Filter

The Nancy Grace Roman Telescope just received a new infrared filter that will allow it to explore even more of…

4 months ago

Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope Could Get A Starshade Of Its Own

NASA's Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope is getting closer and closer to its launch date in 2025. This Hubble-class wide-field…

4 months ago

The Roman Space Telescope’s Version of the Hubble Deep Field Will Cover a 100x Larger Area of the Sky

Remember the Hubble Deep Field? And its successor the Hubble Ultra Deep Field? We sure do here at Universe Today.…

5 months ago

A Rogue Earth-Mass Planet Has Been Discovered Freely Floating in the Milky Way Without a Star

If a solar system is a family, then some planets leave home early. Whether they want to or not. Once…

9 months ago

Nancy Roman Telescope’s Primary 2.4-Meter Mirror is Ready

The Nancy Roman Telescope has reached another milestone in its development. NASA has announced that the space telescope's primary mirror…

10 months ago

Roman Space Telescope and SOFIA Get Their Funding Restored… Again

In May of 2020, NASA made the decision to give the next-generation Wide Field Infrared Space Telescope (WFIRST) a proper…

11 months ago

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…

1 year ago