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Our Space Telescopes Are Dying!

12th Oct, 2018 - 4.3k views

Think about it: Hubble is down to one gyro, maybe two; Kepler is in safe mode; and today, the Chandra X-ray telescope went into safe mode; Spitzer has run out of coolant what's going to replace these observatories?

Hubble Space Telescope Goes into Safe Mode: Beginning of the End?

9th Oct, 2018 - 4.4k views

The venerable Hubble Space Telescope has been put into safe mode by mission managers. One gyro has failed and another is malfunctioning. Only two directional gyros remain.

The Lynx Space Telescope: A Flagship Concept to Probe the Energetic Universe

18th Sep, 2018 - 1.5k views

Lynx is one of four flagship concepts for the next great space telescope. NASA has funded a series of studies of four concepts that will in less than a year's time produce candidate designs for a major space observatory to begin construction later

The James Webb Space Telescope: The Next Great Observatory

31st Aug, 2018 - 4k 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

New JWST Launch Date, Budget Set By NASA

28th Jun, 2018 - 12.1k 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 - 8k 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.

The Lynx Space Telescope: Our Next Flagship to Probe the X-Ray Universe

17th Aug, 2017 - 2.2k views

Lynx will take X-ray astronomy to new levels by combining a large gain in collecting area over Chandra and XMM, an angular resolution of 1/2 arcsecond, and high-throughput spectroscopy over a large field of view. NASA has begun a series of studies

TESS Exoplanet Cameras Out of Focus; DES Makes New Dark Matter Map; New Neptune Storm; Eclipse 2017

4th Aug, 2017 - 3k views

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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: With the Hubble Space Telescope still going strong, astronomers around the world are growing increasingly excited about the prospect of it

Seeing Beyond - The James Webb Space Telescope (Final Cut)

16th Mar, 2013 - 719k views

The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) is the successor to the Hubble Space Telescope and is scheduled for launch in October 2018. We made some changes and did some re-cutting. Here is the final version. You can download this video for free on my bl

Space Fan News #55: New Class of Black Hole Discovered; Echoes of the Past; Halo Around our Galaxy

18th Feb, 2012 - 16k views New class of black hole: The Echo of Eta Carinae: http://hubblesit