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NASA's James Webb Space Telescope has reached another development milestone with the completion of static load testing of its primary mirror backplane support structure (PMBSS) moving the telescope one step closer to its 2018 launch.
WASHINGTON, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's James Webb Space Telescope has reached another development milestone with the completion of static load testing of its primary mirror
ATK's delivery of the completed backplane support structure to Northrop Grumman marks a critical path program milestone REDONDO BEACH, Calif., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop
The HESS-II (High Energy Stereoscopic System) telescope in Namibia has detected gamma rays of only 30 Giga electron volts (GeV) from the Vela pulsar.
The age of ‘baby stars’ is difficult to gauge, but a newly published study in the journal Science has revealed scientists used a technique similar ultrasound technology to determine how old these young stars are.
NASA’s STEREO mission began in 2006 and has been providing scientists with images from the far side of the sun since February 2011. The spacecraft duo that were placed in orbit around the sun are now about to embark on the next phase of their mission.
Celebrants this Fourth of July will enjoy the dazzling lights and booming shock waves from the explosions of fireworks. A similarly styled event is taking place in the galaxy Messier 106.
The European Space Agency (ESA) is in the process of launching a second “Large-class” mission to explore the universe for high-energy astrophysics and selected the Athena advanced telescope for the task.
The ‘Pillars of Creation’ is one of the most famous images made with the Hubble Space Telescope. It shows cooler interstellar gases being eroded by intense radiation and wind from nearby massive stars.
NASA's James Webb Space Telescope microshutters have taken a short jaunt in preparation of its million mile journey in four years.
- Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.