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Webb Telescope Progress In Super-speed
2013-03-27 13:30:24

NASA released a new sped-up, 32-second video that shows engineers working on some of the James Webb Space Telescope's flight components to integrate them together to ensure they will work perfectly together in space.

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2012-08-15 21:55:39

NASA said it has received the second of four main instruments for its James Webb Space Telescope, the successor of the Hubble Space Telescope.

Canadian Instruments To Be Added To James Webb Telescope
2012-07-26 14:25:23

Canada is helping to supply NASA with instruments that will be integrated into the James Webb Space Telescope.

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2011-02-23 14:14:26

Thanks to animators and web developers, Internet users can get a fly-by tour of NASA's next-generation, tennis court-sized James Webb Space Telescope on their computer.

2010-09-08 15:40:00

GREENBELT, Md., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Canadian Space Agency has delivered a test unit of the Fine Guidance Sensor to the James Webb Space Telescope to NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md.

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2009-12-16 14:55:00

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has discovered the smallest object ever seen in visible light in the Kuiper Belt, a vast ring of icy debris that is encircling the outer rim of the solar system just beyond Neptune.

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2009-09-15 14:50:00

NASA's James Webb Space Telescope is starting to come together. A major component of the telescope, the Integrated Science Instrument Module structure, recently arrived at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md. for testing in the Spacecraft Systems Development and Integration Facility.

2009-05-11 13:28:00

- Fine guidance sensor helps extend scientific and operational capability for Hubble space telescope CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 11, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- When the Space Shuttle Atlantis took to the sky today in its final servicing mission to the Hubble space telescope, Goodrich Corporation's (NYSE: GR) ISR Systems team in Danbury, Conn.

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2009-05-08 06:45:00

The famous Hubble telescope is about to get a visit from its terrestrial creators, as astronauts plan on Monday to blast off from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, taking with them new scientific equipment and replacement parts for the 19-year old orbiting observatory.


Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.