Videos from JWST Videos

The James Webb Space Telescope is the successor to the venerable Hubble Space Telescope. It is designed to explore the infrared universe and look at the very first stars and galaxies in the universe as well as help us identify and learn about exoplanets.

Found 48 videos in "JWST Videos" category

Will WFIRST Suffer Because of JWST?

30th Jul, 2018 - 2.3k views

In this episode, we’ve all heard about the delays and cost overruns of NASA’s flagship observatory, JWST. How will it affect upcoming large space telescope missions, like WFIRST?

New JWST Launch Date, Budget Set By NASA

28th Jun, 2018 - 9.3k views

In this episode, the verdict is in. After reading and responding to the independent review of the JWST mission, NASA announced today a new launch date and an updated cost analysis. It looks like JWST will launch on March 30, 2021

More Troubles for JWST

4th May, 2018 - 7.9k views

In this episode, more bad news coming out of the James Webb Space Telescope Mission, screws and washers from sun shield cover were found on the floor.

NASA JWST delayed until mid-2020: Failure is not an option

27th Mar, 2018 - 10.9k views

Looks like NASA's James Webb Space Telescope will be delayed until mid-2020. There will likely be budget overruns which threaten the life of the mission.

Exolife Hangout: Happy Pi Day!

14th Mar, 2018 - 1.8k views

This week we'll talk about Pi Day, Stephen Hawking's death, the GAO report on the JWST mission and much, much more.

#FalconHeavy Launch 2018

10th Feb, 2018 - 4.1k views

Falcon Heavy launch 2018 | Astronomers make the strange leap from smeared light from a distant galaxy | JWST is making it's way to California

#JWST Launch Delayed; New LIGO GW Event; Parker Solar Probe Update; Surprise from ESA's Rosetta

29th Sep, 2017 - 6.4k views

Consider supporting Space Fan News: to ensure you get current space & astronomy news each week! Looks like the launch of the James Webb Space Telescope will be delayed for 5-8 months. As sad as that makes me, I'm o

ESA Turns Off LISA Pathfinder; Juno Flies Over Red Spot; NASA Hangs #JWST Out to Dry | SFN #209

22nd Jul, 2017 - 3.7k views

Consider supporting Space Fan News and Deep Astronomy: to ensure you get current space & astronomy news each week! the European Space Agency has turned off the LISA Pathfinder spacecraft after its successful missio

The TRAPPIST-1 System and the NASA Search for Habitable Worlds

15th Jun, 2017 - 3.8k views

What is NASA doing to help us understand the TRAPPIST-1 system? NASA’s Kepler mission breathtakingly revealed that our galaxy was filled with stars surrounded by planetary systems of all kinds. The search for planets includes seeking planets that

ESA's Euclid Gets Detectors from NASA; SpaceX Nails it at KSC; Houston, We have a #JWST!

13th May, 2017 - 3.4k views

NASA has sent the European Space Agency the first of the detectors it is building for the Euclid mission designed to characterize dark energy; SFN Correspondent Chris Marshall reports on the latest launch from SpaceX and the James Webb Space Telescop

Cosmic Dawn: The Science of JWST

10th May, 2017 - 15.4k views

In October 2018, humanity will launch the largest and most powerful telescope ever put into space which will provide a new set of eyes on the cosmos that promises to engrave humanity's understanding of our place in the universe forever. There are fo

NASA's Going to Europa; Are We Building a Lunar Orbiting Habitat?; JWST and TRAPPIST-1

11th Mar, 2017 - 6.5k views

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