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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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Will WFIRST Suffer Because of JWST?

30th Jul, 2018 - 2786 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?

WFIRST: A Wider Gaze on the Cosmos

31st Mar, 2016 - 28.9K views

The Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope was listed in the Astronomer's 2010 Decadal Survey as the number one instrument they'd like to see built and launched after JWST. It is currently being planned and designed with a launch goal sometime in the

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

15th Jun, 2017 - 4148 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

The James Webb Space Telescope: The Next Great Observatory

31st Aug, 2018 - 4525 views

For more than two decades, the series of NASA Great Observatories may have revealed more about the secrets of the cosmos than had been accomplished in the preceding history of astronomical exploration. The next great history-making observatory, the J

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

The James Webb Space Telescope is Less Than 2 Years Away!

19th Jan, 2017 - 17.3K views

Hangout Sponsor: .SPACE Domains. Click on the link to get your .space domain for $2.99: https://goo.gl/e2b5HB With the Hubble Space Telescope still going strong, astronomers around the world are growing increasingly excited about the prospect of it

The Evolvable Space Telescope - There is More Than One Way to Build a Telescope!

15th Dec, 2016 - 3330 views

Hangout made possible by .SPACE Domains: https://goo.gl/j6BgTp Although there are several space telescopes currently in operation, most people may think that the iconic Hubble Space Telescope is the way that they should all appear. Not so! Multiple

The E/PO Impact of The Webb Space Telescope at SXSW

5th Apr, 2013 - 0 views

The NASA Experience Tent and full scale model of the James Webb Space Telescope at South by Southwest in Austin, Texas was the largest and most successful outreach attempt for the #JWST mission so far. Tens of thousands of people visited the model a

Star Birth Mystery Solved?; #JWST ISIM Installed!; Strange Hypernova Observed | SFN #164

27th May, 2016 - 5719 views

Here are the links for this week's episode: Astronomers discover how star formation turns off: http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2016-05/uoo-sdh051916.php JWST Instruments installed: http://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2016/science-instruments

Spacefan Hangout - Some New Things

8th Dec, 2012 - 2 views

Here are some of the links I promised. Please come to our next hangout "Exoplanets and Life in the Universe" on Tuesday, Dec 11th: https://plus.google.com/u/0/events/cbj0une7c05hvn4knouc79pb49g Dr. Sara Seager: http://seagerexoplanets.mit.edu/biog

Space Fans @SXSW

9th Mar, 2013 - 2857 views

Had a great visit from some Space Fans in the Austin area today, all interested in pursuing a career in astronomy/particle physics/engineering. Great guys who give me renewed hope for the future of humanity. If you want weekly space and astronomy n

Space Fan News #97: Fastest Black Hole Measured; Possible Protoplanet; JWST @SXSW

2nd Mar, 2013 - 8464 views

The fastest black hole ever measured so far also solves controversy. There may be a protoplanet around HD 100546 and I'm going to SXSW! Riddle of black hole spin solved: http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/nustar/news/nustar20130227.html http://news.