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NASA says world's largest space telescope ready for launch

NASA says world's largest space telescope ready for launch

The James Webb Space Telescope will be launched on board an Ariane 5 rocket from French Guiana in October 2018, NASA said.

NASA's Hubble breaks cosmic distance record; spots farthest known galaxy in universe

NASA's Hubble breaks cosmic distance record; spots farthest known galaxy in universe

Previously, the team had estimated GN-z11's distance by determining its colour through imaging with Hubble and NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope.

Watch: NASA to keep an eye on the universe through its latest telescope!

Watch: NASA to keep an eye on the universe through its latest telescope!

Slated to be launched in the mid-2020s, the observatory will also discover new worlds outside our solar system and advance the search for worlds that could be suitable for life. 

NASA set to replace Hubble with James Webb telescope in 3 years

NASA set to replace Hubble with James Webb telescope in 3 years

The James Webb Space Telescope will be the premier astronomical observatory of the next decade.