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.

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Space Fan News #5: The Future is in the Infrared

15th Jan, 2011 - 5081 views

Whew! This has been some week, the AAS is now over and astronomy overload has set in. All of you have been so supportive and enthusiastic about this series. To be honest, I was shocked at how many watched these vids. Because this was such a posit

Space Fan News #6: James Webb Space Telescope Mission Update

22nd Jan, 2011 - 5200 views

Thought I would share some of the latest news from the James Webb Space Telescope mission. Looks like there are some delays ahead and cost overruns, but this isn't surprising and is quite common in space missions. http://www.spaceflightnow.com/news

The James Webb Space Telescope: The Largest Telescope Ever Launched

31st Jan, 2011 - 55.8K views

DeepAstronomy site is undergoing a makeover: http://deepastronomy.com. Please stop by and take a look. The James Webb Space Telescope is due to launch no earlier than September of 2016, but anticipation is high for the data and images. It is des

Space Fan News #20(!): 20,000 Subs; JWST Mission Update

1st May, 2011 - 5033 views

Wow, 20,000 subscribers! Who would have thunk it possible? Thanks so much for watching my stuff. This week: an update on JWST. Things are progressing swimmingly, here's the report: http://www.jwst.nasa.gov/resources/WebbUpdate_spring2011.pdf

Space Fan News #26: On the Cancellation of JWST

30th Jul, 2011 - 6232 views

http://facebook.com/SpaceFan I've been asked by many of you to do a video on the proposed cancellation of JWST. Here it is. JWST Cancellation: http://appropriations.house.gov/News/DocumentSingle.aspx?DocumentID=250023 AAS Statement: http://aas.org

Space Fan News #29: 2MASS Makes a Map; MIRI ready for JWST; STEREO-A Makes a Movie

21st Aug, 2011 - 4188 views

http://facebook.com/SpaceFan Lots of news from space missions this week, from 2MASS to STEREO. Even some JWST stuff in here! That STEREO-A movie makes this a must-see. Really cool!. 2MASS: http://www.cfa.harvard.edu/news/2011/pr201116.html http:

JWST Model as seen from Baltimore's Inner Harbor

18th Oct, 2011 - 3396 views

http://gplus.to/TonyDarnell This video is very shaky because I was holding the camera by the gorilla pod, which magnified the instability from the wind. Sorry about that. Here, I take you to see the JWST model from my boat, we take the inner harbo

Space Fan News #37: JWST Model in Baltimore Up Close and Personal

22nd Oct, 2011 - 4233 views

http://facebook.com/SpaceFan There were some very nice people who work on the project willing to let me ask them some questions about JWST and post them here on YouTube. Special thanks to Dr. Marshall Perrin from STScI and Charlie Atkinson from Nor

Deep Astronomy Vlog #4: The Heartbeat of Hubble

27th Oct, 2011 - 4143 views

Christ, there's a blog too?! http://blog.deepastronomy.com Here's some footage from an artistic display that was running concurrently with the JWST model. It is taking data from a telemetry from the Hubble Space Telescope and rendering it as a wav

Space Fan News #41: JWST Saved; Hawking Loses a Bet, Cygnus X-1 Exists

19th Nov, 2011 - 7603 views

http://facebook.com/SpaceFan NASA Budget and JWST Saved: http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/11/16/usa-space-budget-idUSN1E7AE20320111116 Ready to build JWST http://www.nasa.gov/topics/technology/features/webb-assembly-stand.html Cygnus X1

Space Fan News #47: JWST Goes to AAS; Kepler Misses a Couple Planets

10th Jan, 2012 - 4417 views

http://facebook.com/SpaceFan http://gplus.to/TonyDarnell Thanks to Alberto Conti and Jason Kalirai for the visuals! Here's the link to PlanetHunter.org discovery: http://blogs.zooniverse.org/planethunters/2012/01/09/two-new-discoveries-anno

Space Fan News #48: JWST Making a Splash at AAS; Herschel Looks at Clouds; Hubble Outdoes Itself

11th Jan, 2012 - 3796 views

http://facebook.com/SpaceFan http://gplus.to/TonyDarnell Hershel's view of LMC/SMC: http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.cfm?release=2012-006 Hubble Protocluster: http://www.spacetelescope.org/news/heic1201/