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NASA said it has received the second of four main instruments for its James Webb Space Telescope, the successor of the Hubble Space Telescope.
NASA Deputy Administrator Lori Garver joined U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.) during a dedication of a permanent exhibit of NASA's James Webb Space Telescope to the Maryland Science Center in Baltimore Wednesday at an event featuring national political, science and technology luminaries.
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.
NASA said that it will cost $8.7 billion to get the James Webb Space Telescope up and running in 2018.
TOLEDO, Ohio, Nov. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A NASA research physicist working on the next generation space telescope called the James Webb Space Telescope, will be giving a presentation to visitors of the Imagination Station science center in Toledo, Ohio on Saturday, Dec. 4, 2010.
The US space agency says it has launched an online game about telescopes, featuring NASA's spacecraft and the James Webb Space Telescope.
GREENBELT, Md., Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's New Views of the Universe: Hubble Space Telescope exhibit will open on January 30 at the University of Michigan Exhibit Museum of Natural History in Ann Arbor.
The Webb Space Telescope is one of the next generations observatories that will reside near the balance point (L2) between the Earth and Sun. Because the Webb is sensitive to infrared, its contributions will include looking to the earliest dawn of stellar structures. The mirror system is expected to be completed in 2007 in time for its planned 2011 launch.
- A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.