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Webb Space Telescope passes 'fine phasing' milestone with another selfie

March 17, 2022 6:51 pm

The new images clicked by the James Webb Space Telescope are the highest resolution infrared images taken from space ever.

James Webb Space Telescope reaches orbital destination a million miles from Earth

January 25, 2022 11:26 am

We’re one step closer to uncovering the mysteries of the universe, NASA Administrator Bill Nelson said.

James Webb Space Telescope: Mirror deployment process completed

January 21, 2022 11:38 pm

On January 24, the team is expected to fire Webb’s thrusters to insert the telescope into its orbit around the Sun.

James Webb Space Telescope: NASA begins mirror alignment process

January 13, 2022 2:58 pm

Consisting of 18 hexagonal segments of gold-plated beryllium metal, the primary mirror measures 21 feet 4 inches (6.5 m) in diameter.

New milestone: James Webb Space Telescope deploys secondary mirror

January 06, 2022 11:38 am

The secondary mirror is the small round convex mirror (0.74 metres in diameter) and is located at the end of long booms.

NASA nails trickiest job on newly launched James Webb Space Telescope

January 05, 2022 1:18 pm

The sunshield spans 70 feet by 46 feet to keep all the infrared, heat-sensing science instruments in constant subzero shadow.

James Webb Space Telescope successfully deploys sunshield, tension testing tonight

January 03, 2022 6:29 pm

The sunshield will help the telescope cool down to -223°C.

James Webb Space Telescope swings past Moon, deploys sunshield pallet

December 29, 2021 12:26 pm

This unfolding of the pallets marks the beginning of Webb’s major structural deployments.

James Webb Space Telescope Launch Highlights: Successful liftoff from French Guiana

December 25, 2021 6:41 pm

🔴James Webb Space Telescope Launch Highlights Updates December 25: It carries four main scientific instruments and will “hunt for the unobserved formation of the first galaxies, as well as to look inside dust clouds where stars and planetary systems are forming today,” according to NASA.

NASA James Webb Space Telescope launch: How to watch live today

December 25, 2021 9:21 am

On December 25, 07:20 am EST, (5.50 pm IST), the space agency’s largest and most powerful space science telescope will be launched from French Guiana.