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James Webb Space Telescope ready for a Christmas launch.

Christmas Launch Now for the James Webb Space Telescope

James Webb Space Telescope is made ready for a Christmas Dayt launch. (ESA) Baltimore, MD-(ENEWSPF)- Weather is nudging the James Webb Space Telescope from December 24 to a Christmas Day launch. NASA and Arianespace successfully completed the Launch Readiness Review for the James Webb Space Telescope on Dec. 21. The[Read More…]

This illustration depicts Kepler-186f, the first validated Earth-size planet to orbit a distant star in the habitable zone. Credit: NASA Ames/JPL-Caltech/T. Pyle

How Many Habitable Planets Are Out There?

This illustration depicts Kepler-186f, the first validated Earth-size planet to orbit a distant star in the habitable zone. Credit: NASA Ames/JPL-Caltech/T. Pyle Mountain View, CA-(ENEWSPF)- Thanks to new research using data from the Kepler space telescope, it’s estimated that there could be as many as 300 million potentially habitable planets[Read More…]

Jupiter-Saturn conjunction

Christmas Week: Worlds Will Align for Spectacular Heavenly Sight

A view showing how the Jupiter-Saturn conjunction will appear in a telescope pointed toward the western horizon at 6 p.m. CST, Dec. 21, 2020. The image is adapted from graphics by open-source planetarium software Stellarium. (This work, “jupsat1,” is adapted from Stellarium by Patrick Hartigan, used under GPL-2.0, and provided[Read More…]

The fully assembled James Webb Space Telescope with its sunshield and unitized pallet structures (UPSs) that fold up around the telescope for launch, are seen partially deployed to an open configuration to enable telescope installation.

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope Has Been Assembled for the First Time

The fully assembled James Webb Space Telescope with its sunshield and unitized pallet structures (UPSs) that fold up around the telescope for launch, are seen partially deployed to an open configuration to enable telescope installation. (Credits: NASA/Chris Gunn) By Thaddeus CesariNASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center Goddard Space Science Center-(ENEWSPF)-Reaching a major[Read More…]

An artist impression of the Milky Way, showing the thick and thin discs.

Star-quake Vibrations lead to New Estimate for Age of Milky Way

An artist impression of the Milky Way, showing the thick and thin discs. (Credit: NASA/JPL Caltech/R.Hurt/SSC) Data gathered by NASA’s now-defunct Kepler telescope provides a solution to an astronomical mystery. Royal Astronomical Society-(ENEWSPF)- Star-quakes recorded by NASA’s Kepler space telescope have helped answer a long-standing question about the age of[Read More…]

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