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What Is The 'Golden Spider'
2012-08-24 09:47:51

What looks like a giant golden spider weaving a web of cables and cords, is actually ground support equipment, including the Optical Telescope Simulator (OSIM), for the James Webb Space Telescope.

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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.

NASA Cuts Black Hole Telescope Mission
2012-06-08 11:11:57

NASA has pulled the plug on the Gravity and Extreme Magnetism Small (GEMS) explorer mission, which was designed to look into black holes, due to budget cuts.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.