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NASA Webb Telescope Resumes Rigorous Vibration Qualification Tests

Engineers have resumed a series of critical and rigorous vibration qualification tests on NASA’s mammoth James Webb Space Telescope (JWST)…

3 years ago

NASA Webb Telescope Structure is Sound After Vibration Testing Detects Anomaly

NASA GODDARD SPACE FLIGHT CENTER, MD - The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) is now deemed “sound” and apparently unscathed,…

3 years ago

OSIRIS-REx Blasts off on 7 Year Sampling Trek to Asteroid Bennu and Back

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL - NASA’s OSIRIS-REx hi tech robotic explorer blasted off this evening in spectacular fashion from the…

3 years ago

Webb Telescope Gets its Science Instruments Installed

The package of powerful science instruments at the heart of NASA’s mammoth James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) have been successfully…

3 years 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

Time-lapse Video Documents Assembly of Webb Telescope Primary Mirror

NASA GODDARD SPACE FLIGHT CENTER, MD - A time-lapse video newly released by NASA documents the painstakingly complex assembly of…

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…

4 years ago

Monster Blizzard of 2016 Strikes US East Coast, Tracked by NASA and NOAA Satellites

NEW JERSEY- The monstrous ‘Blizzard of 2016’ predicted by weather forecasters for days has struck a wide swath of the…

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…

4 years ago