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James Webb Space Telescope coming together over next two years
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The year 2015 marked big progress on NASA's James Webb Space Telescope and there are still a number of large milestones before the next generation telescope is launched in 2018. Recently, all of the 18 segments of the Webb telescope primary mirror …

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WFIRST: Next Decade's Space Telescope
www.skyandtelescope.com
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After several years of design studies, NASA announced this past week that formal work will begin on the next-generation space observatory to follow the Hubble and James Webb Space Telescopes: the Wide Field Survey Telescope (WFIRST). Seeing at …

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NASA's next space telescope sees 100 times more than Hubble
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As much as the Hubble Space Telescope has done to shine a light on the darkest corners of the universe, it doesn't hold a candle to what's coming next. NASA has started work on WFIRST (Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope), a space observatory with a …

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'Telescope' Documentary Gives Inspirational View of NASA's Next Space Telescope
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20), looks at the construction of NASA's James Webb Space Telescope, and its place in a long line of universe-changing instruments. "Telescope," a one-hour documentary, features interviews with many of the scientists involved with the James Webb Space …

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Next step in gravitational waves: put a gigantic detector in space
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The European Space Agency just launched an experiment to test the feasibility of putting an enormous laser interferometer in space to detect Einstein's gravitational waves with incredible precision.

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NASA's Next Big Space Telescope Coming Together Despite 'Snowzilla'
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About a week after the storm, I left Florida's not-so-frigid Space Coast to journey up here to NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, where JWST is being put together. Despite the grueling hours, JWST scientists were extremely excited to share their work …

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