NASA today released the first historic images from the James Web Space Telescope, the most powerful telescope ever launched into space.
Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner is in orbit, heading for the International Space Station following launch Thursday of the next-generation spacecraft on a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket on a mission designed to test the end-to-end capabilities of the crew-capable system as part of NASA’s Commercial Crew Program.
The month’s long process of aligning the James Webb Telescope’s 18 mirrors has begun and NASA has let us in on the fun. Today NASA released the first 18 images from the massive telescope, one image from each of its 18 primary mirror segments.
NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope team fully deployed its 21-foot, gold-coated primary mirror, successfully completing the final stage of all major spacecraft deployments to prepare for science operations.
The James Webb Space Telescope team has fully deployed the spacecraft’s 70-foot sunshield, a key milestone in preparing it for science operations.
NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope launched at 7:20 a.m. EST Saturday on an Ariane 5 rocket from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana, South America.
NASA will provide coverage of prelaunch, launch, and postlaunch activities for the James Webb Space Telescope, the world’s largest and most powerful space science telescope.
NASA had been aiming to put men back on the moon by 2024. Alas, that is not to be. Yesterday, Nasa administrator, Bill Nelson, quickly began fingerpointing saying Congress had not allocated enough money to develop a landing system.
The long-delayed first step toward putting men back on the Moon will take place in February 2022. NASA officials announced a two-week period beginning February 12, for the Artemis-1 flight.
The image looks profoundly like the iconic game character Pac-Man gulping down, not power pellets, but billions of stars!