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 2018-05-23 19:27 

Houston Chronicle

Bridenstine: NASA may ask Congress for more money for James Webb Telescope...

NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine told Congressional leaders on Wednesday that the agency might need even more money for its problem-fraught, $8 billion James Webb Space Telescope....

 2018-05-17 06:26 

Space.com

What's Next for Exoplanet Searches? A Talk with Astrophysicist Sara Seager...

How will we know when we've found another Earth?...

 2018-05-17 04:00 

Forbes

Astronomers Confirm Second Most-Distant Galaxy Ever, And Its Stars Are Already Old...

Even before we have the James Webb Space Telescope, a controversy over when the first stars formed is growing....

 2018-05-16 13:36 

LiveScience.com

What's Next for Exoplanet Searches? Live Science Talks with Astrophysicist Sara Seager...

TESS will likely reveal thousands more exoplanets and the James Webb Space Telescope might provide glimpses of the planets' atmospheres for signs of life....

 2018-05-06 14:04 

Space.com

NASA's James Webb Space Telescope Suffers New Problem During Testing...

As an independent review of NASA's James Webb Space Telescope continues, the project is dealing with a new problem discovered in recent testing of the spacecraft....

 2018-05-06 03:25 

Tech Times

James Webb Space Telescope Suffers Another Mechanical Snag During Test...

NASA said this is not the first time that the James Webb Space Telescope encountered mechanical problems. The American space agency assured that these events will not affect the space telescope's launch to space in 2020....

 2018-05-05 17:23 

Inquisitr

NASA's James Web Space Telescope Loses 'Screws And Washers' During Environmental Testing...

In anticipation of its 2020 launch, NASA's next-generation space telescope has just seen its first major environmental tests. The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) recently underwent a mechanical shock test and an acoustic test, NASA announced in a Ma...

 2018-05-05 14:06 

Sputnik International

NASA's James Webb Space Telescope Loses 'Screws and Washers' During Testing...

The recent testing of the telescope and its spacecraft took place at the Northrop Grumman facility in Southern California....

 2018-05-05 00:34 

CNET

Delayed NASA space telescope literally has some screws loose...

NASA faces a new challenge with the James Webb Space Telescope after pieces of the spacecraft fall off during testing....

 2018-05-04 22:30 

GeekWire

NASA looks into fixing James Webb Space Telescope after fasteners come loose...

NASA says it's reviewing its options for repair and corrective action for the multibillion-dollar James Webb Space Telescope after tests shook fastening hardware off the observatory's sunshield covers. The issue isn't expected to force further...

 2018-05-04 09:14 

International Business Times

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James Webb Space Telescope's Spacecraft Loses Screws, Washers During Test...

The team behind NASA's upcoming James Webb Telescope has a new problem to deal with — falling of screws and washers from the spacecraft element that is meant to carry and provide support functions for the operation of the multi-billion dollar sp...

 2018-05-01 20:46 

Sputnik International

NASA Faces Cost Overruns, Launch Delays in 9 Major Projects...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The US space agency NASA is facing increased costs and delays in its portfolio of major projects, including the Orion crew capsule, Space Launch System rocket and James Webb space telescope, according to a report by the General Acco...

 2018-04-26 18:40 

The Register

James Webb Space Telescope + luck = long distance astrofun...

Gravitational lensing may help NASA kit see some real golden oldies Researchers hope that NASA's budgetary-challenged James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) may score some good fortune with a boost from galactic alignment.......

 2018-04-25 15:00 

Phys.org

Team aims to use new NASA telescope to capture light from the first stars to be born in the universe...

About 200 to 400 million years after the Big Bang created the universe, the first stars began to appear. Ordinarily stars lying at such a great distance in space and time would be out of reach even for NASA's new James Webb Space Telescope, due for la...

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