This Week @NASA: Webb Telescope Mission, Historic Black Hole Image, Monster Quake on Mars

This Week @NASA Webb Telescope Mission Historic Black Hole Image

The Webb Telescope is closer to starting its mission of science … A historic look at the center of our galaxy … And the Crew-3 astronauts reflect on their mission … a few of the stories to tell you about – This Week at NASA! Webb Telescope in Final Phase of Instrument Setup NASA’s James … Read more

Tonton penemuan Bima Sakti yang ‘memecah tanah’ Event Horizon Telescope mendedahkan dalam talian minggu ini

Teleskop Horizon Acara (EHT) telah melihat sesuatu yang luar biasa dalam galaksi Bima Sakti — sesuatu yang dipanggil oleh pasukannya sebagai “pecah tanah.” Tetapi apa sebenarnya penemuan itu, kita tidak akan mengetahui sehingga Khamis (12 Mei). The Teleskop Horizon Acara (EHT) pasukan telah mengusik penemuan itu dalam talian, tetapi pengumuman penuh akan datang semasa satu … Read more

Penjajaran optik James Webb Space Telescope “sempurna,” kata NASA

Empat bulan setengah selepas itu Teleskop Angkasa James WebbHari Krismas pelancaranjurutera telah mencapai penjajaran hampir sempurna sistem optik kompleksnya, menetapkan peringkat untuk penentukuran instrumen akhir dan pelepasan imej sains pameran pertama pada bulan Julai, kata pegawai Isnin. “Saya gembira untuk melaporkan bahawa penjajaran teleskop telah disiapkan dengan prestasi yang lebih baik daripada yang kami jangkakan,” … Read more

Cermin Webb Telescope NASA menghancurkan “ramalan paling optimistik” selepas penjajaran akhir

Cermin Webb Telescope NASA menghancurkan ramalan paling optimistik selepas penjajaran

NASA mengatakan bahawa James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) “prestasi optik…terus menjadi lebih baik daripada…ramalan paling optimistik” selepas melengkapkan penjajaran cermin pemecah rekodnya. Antara 7 dan 14 tahun ketinggalan jadual dan melebihi bajet dengan faktor 2 hingga 10, roket Arianespace Ariane 5 menghantar Teleskop Webb dalam perjalanan ke angkasa lepas pada 25 Disember 2021. Dengan berat … Read more

NASA mystery over ‘super-secret’ first photos from new James Webb space telescope

NASA mystery over ‘super secret first photos from new James Webb

The spiritual successor to the Hubble Observatory, James Webb is the most powerful space telescope ever to have been launched into space and brings with it vastly improved infrared resolution and sensitivity. This means that the telescope will be able to see objects that are too distant, faint and old for detection by Hubble — … Read more

Got it! Gaia Observatory Snaps Photo of James Webb Space Telescope at L2

1648278088 Got it Gaia Observatory Snaps Photo of James Webb Space

Gaia’s sky mapper image showing the James Webb Space Telescope. The reddish color is artificial, chosen just for illustrative reasons. The frame shows a few relatively bright stars, several faint stars, a few disturbances – and a spacecraft. It is marked by the green arrow. Credit: ESA/Gaia/DPAC; CC BY-SA 3.0 IGO On February 18, 2022, … Read more

NASA emails reveal internal discussions over calls to rename James Webb Space Telescope: report

NASA emails reveal internal discussions over calls to rename James

New documents suggest that NASA officials dismissed concerns raised by the LGBTQ community over the name of its newest observatory, the James Webb Space Telescope. NASA was aware that discrimination against LGBTQ people took place in the agency under the leadership of 1960s administrator James Webb when it refused to remove the man’s name from … Read more

Exclusive: Documents reveal NASA’s internal struggles over renaming Webb telescope

1648228714 Exclusive Documents reveal NASAs internal struggles over renaming Webb telescope

Shown here being packed up for shipment to its launch site last year, the James Webb Space Telescope was designed to probe the early Universe.Credit: Chris Gunn/NASA Internal NASA documents obtained by Nature reveal fresh details about the agency’s investigation last year into whether to rename its flagship James Webb Space Telescope (JWST). A group … Read more

Webb Space Telescope Begins Multi-Instrument Alignment

Webb Space Telescope Begins Multi Instrument Alignment

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope. Credit: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center and Northrup Grumman After meeting the major milestone of aligning the telescope to NIRCam, the Webb team is starting to extend the telescope alignment to the guider (the Fine Guidance Sensor, or FGS) and the other three science instruments. This six-week-long process is called … Read more

NASA’s work to align the James Webb Space Telescope is extending to more instruments

NASAs work to align the James Webb Space Telescope is

After James Webb Space Telescope officials released a stunning image of a single star, the team is ready to get other telescope parts in line with the observatory’s mirrors. The $10 billion telescope successfully aligned with its near-infrared camera (NIRCam), as the star image showed. But the observatory still has four other instruments that it … Read more