One of James Webb telescope’s instruments reached -266 degrees Celsius from which it can operate normally

One of James Webb telescope’s instruments reached -266 degrees Celsius from which it can operate normally

The James Webb Telescope, which is more than 1.5 million km from Earth, at its special point of view, has successfully passed an important stage: the instrument that needed to be cooled the most has reached the temperature from which it will be able to it works normally, says NASA. On April 7, the Mid-Infrared … Read more

The James Webb telescope arrived at its final destination in the Universe

The James Webb telescope arrived at its final destination in the Universe

The james webb telescope reached its final orbit, 1.5 million kilometers from Earth, from where it will be able to observe the first galaxies of the Universe, confirmed this Monday the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (POT). Around 7:00 p.m. GMT, it activated its thrusters to reach Lagrange point 2, ideal for observing the cosmos. … Read more

James Webb Telescope fully deployed in space

James Webb Telescope fully deployed in space

The James Webb Space Telescope has completed its two-week-long deployment phase, unfolding its huge, gold-plated, flower-shaped mirror panel as it readies to study every phase of cosmic history. Engineering teams cheered back at the Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore, Maryland as NASA announced on Twitter that the final portion of the 6.5-meter (21-foot) mirror … Read more

Incredible: NASA successfully completes unfolding of the James Webb telescope

Incredible: NASA successfully completes unfolding of the James Webb telescope

NASA successfully completed the full unfolding of this powerful and keen cosmic observer. Photo: RINGO CHIU / AFP / Getty Images NASA completed this Saturday the complete unfolding of the James Webb Space Telescope, this powerful and keen cosmic observer that marks a new “milestone” in space. The US Space Agency completed the unfolding of … Read more

James Webb telescope is captured traveling at full speed through space

James Webb telescope is captured traveling at full speed through space

The Observatory of the University of Hertfordshire (United Kingdom) captured this Wednesday the James Webb telescope speeding through space, and the video has been posted on his YouTube channel. As reported by RT in Spanish. Through Twitter, the agency explained that just below James Webb you can see the asteroid (35452) 1998 DF10, which is … Read more

Solar Shield Deployment Completed at NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope

Solar Shield Deployment Completed at NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope

A decisive step has been taken in preparation for the commissioning of the James Webb space telescope: according to the US space agency, NASA, the telescope’s sunscreen, about the size of a tennis court, was left wide open. Deployment completes one of the most complicated procedures for telescope setup. It is an “incredible milestone,” extremely … Read more

James Webb Telescope launches into space

James Webb Telescope launches into space

NASA’s revolutionary James Webb Telescope launched into space successfully on Saturday from French Guiana. The instrument is expected to help scientists in the search for new planets and traces of extraterrestrial life. The telescope is now on its month-long journey to its final destination in solar orbit, which is roughly 1 million miles (1.6 million … Read more

James Webb Telescope will provide unpublished data on the origin of the universe

James Webb Telescope will provide unpublished data on the origin of the universe

The James Webb telescope, which will take off from French Guiana next Saturday, will allow “rewriting astronomy” and provide unpublished data on the origin of the universe thanks to its new components and its design that make it unique. As explained by Gerónimo Villanueva, an astronomer at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, the telescope is … Read more

NASA to launch James Webb telescope, Hubble’s successor, at Christmas

NASA to launch James Webb telescope, Hubble’s successor, at Christmas

It is a joint mission of NASA, the European Space Agency (ESA) and the Canadian Space Agency. Photo: Bill Ingalls / NASA / Getty Images NASA confirmed that the launch of the James Webb telescope, considered Hubble’s successor, will take place in the morning of the day of Christmas in French Guiana. NASA reported a … Read more