Tag Archives: JWST

ESA Cheops Satellite to search for Super Earths

ESA (European Space Agency) has announced they will lunch a satellite called  Cheops – (CHaracterising ExOPlanets Satellite) in 2017  The mission will study near, bright stars that are already know…

NASA Reacts to European Discovery of Earth Size Planet, Embarrassment?

NASA issues a statement about the Alpha Centuri Exoplanet Discovery, are they a little embarrassed? As reported by KnowledgeOrb earlier this week an Earth sized exoplanet was discovered orbiting our…

Is JWST out of focus or have we lost our vision?

JWST a Mirror into NASA’s Future? The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST)could prove to be one if the most important missions that not just NASA but mankind has ever undertaken….

Second JWST Main Instrument Delivered

(Source NASA ) – The second of four main instruments to fly aboard NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope (Webb) has been delivered to NASA. The Fine Guidance Sensor (FGS) will…

Design your own satellite with this free program!

NASA – If you’ve ever wondered what it would be like to build a satellite to peer into a black hole and uncover its secrets, now you can find out…

First Flight Instrument Delivered For James Webb Space Telescope

WASHINGTON — The first of four instruments to fly aboard NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope (Webb) has been delivered to NASA. The Mid-Infrared Instrument (MIRI) will allow scientists to study…

Debate to begin on smallest NASA budget since 2006

On May 8 the U.S. House of Representatives will begin debate on a 2013 appropriations bill that could cut NASA’s budget by more than $200 million, gives NASA some NOAA…

NASA 2013 Budget to be the lowest in four years.

NASA Budget to be proposed Monday On Capitol Hill Feb. 13, President Obama will ask for a $17.7 billion NASA’s 2013 budget sources said Friday. The proposal represents only a…