The static load testing of the primary mirror backplane support structure (PMBSS) for NASA`s James Webb Space Telescope has been completed.
The head of US space agency NASA has said that its next-generation James Webb Space Telescope, the successor to the 24-year-old Hubble Space Telescope, is on track for a 2018 launch.
All the pieces of the most powerful space telescope ever are ready for assembly at NASA, the US space agency said Monday.
NASA has begun inviting the public to help astronomers discover embryonic planetary systems hidden among data from the agency`s Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) mission through a new website, DiskDetective.org.
The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), set to be launched by NASA in 2018, will be capable of detecting oxygen and water in the atmosphere of an Earth-like planet orbiting a white dwarf.
Observation of one of the most distant and brightest quasars in the universe has surprised Hubble astronomers as they did not see the underlying host galaxy of stars feeding it.
The Canadian Space Agency has unveiled a precision equipment that will be used on the James Webb Space Telescope, the successor to the Hubble.
After a series of delays and billions spent over budget, the potent James Webb Space Telescope is on track to launch in 2018 at a total project cost of USD 8.8 billion, NASA has vowed.
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