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!
A selfie photograph snapped by the Perseverance Mars rover, moments before it landed on the red planet, is being called one of the most iconic images ever taken by NASA in space.
Instead of closing the mission after its exploration of Jupiter, NASA engineers will turn the spacecraft towards Jupiter’s moons – Io, Europa, and Ganymede. The new mission will include several close flybys of Jupiter’s moons as well as its system of rings.
2021 is going to be more than a merry celebration following the annus horribilis year 2020 – it’s going to be a space party like never seen before. Here are the space events we have to look forward to in 2021.