Items tagged with james webb space telescope

The sunshield of the James Webb Space Telescope is nothing if not impressive. It is an essential part of the telescope and it is therefore important to guarantee it is working correctly. NASA is not quite ready to tension the sunshield, but there is no need for panic yet. NASA delayed adjusting the James Webb Space... Read more...
Update (12/27/21): Now that the James Webb Telescope has successfully left Earth to go make all kinds of cool discoveries, we can track its progress in real-time with a nifty dashboard showing its progress as it zooms through space. Here it is... Check out that cruising speed—it's zipping through space at a... Read more...
The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) is one of NASA's most highly anticipated missions. Teams of scientists and astronomers are incredibly anxious to begin receiving the telescope's highly advanced data and imagery back here on Earth after launch. But before those pictures from space can be taken, JWST will complete... Read more...