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2014-01-30 10:08:14

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and Senator Barbara Mikulski of Maryland will participate in a news conference at 9 a.m. EST Monday, Feb. 3, to discuss the status of the agency's flagship science project, the James Webb Space Telescope.

2014-01-29 16:20:44

WASHINGTON, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and Senator Barbara Mikulski of Maryland will participate in a news conference at 9 a.m.

2014-01-24 12:20:39

WASHINGTON, Jan.

Giant-Sized Webb Space Telescope Model Coming To Baltimore
2011-10-13 08:34:29

Baltimore's Maryland Science Center is going to be the "landing site" for the life-sized full-scale model of NASA's James Webb Space Telescope, and it's free for all to see.

Image 1 - Testing On Webb Telescope's Sunshield Underway
2011-09-19 13:07:26

NASA is testing an element of the sunshield that will protect the James Webb Space Telescope's mirrors and instruments during its mission to observe the most distant objects in the universe.

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2011-05-25 13:35:00

According to a newly released White House tape, President John F Kennedy struggled with how to sell the public on a costly space program he worried had "lost its glamour" and had little political benefits.

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2011-03-22 10:30:00

The James Webb Space Telescope has a unique shield to protect its sensitive instruments from the heat and light of the sun.

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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2010-06-01 13:05:12

The James Webb Space Telescope has finally made the "big time" at least according to the old Frank Sinatra song "New York, New York."

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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.


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  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.