PASADENA, Calif. – NASA’s Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array (NuSTAR) launched into the morning skies over the central Pacific Ocean at 9 a.m. PDT (noon EDT) Wednesday, beginning its mission to unveil secrets of buried black holes and other exotic objects.… Continue reading
NASAs James Webb Space Telescope Marks Program Milestone With Completion of Giant Flight Sunshield Alignment Table
REDONDO BEACH, Calif., Oct. 13, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The 2,000-pound platform that engineers will use to precisely align the Webb telescope’s enormous five-layer sunshield is completed, with work slated to begin on flight-like template membranes early next year. Northrop… Continue reading
Scientists have constructed a video from the images that will… Continue reading
SUNNYVALE, CA, April 22nd, 2010 — NASAâ€™s Hubble Space Telescope (HST), built and integrated at the Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] Space Systems facility in Sunnyvale, was launched 20 years ago aboard Space Shuttle Discovery, on April 24, 1990, ushering in… Continue reading
WASHINGTON — NASA set out on a monumental journey with the launch of the Hubble Space Telescope in April 1990. Since then, it has captured the minds and imaginations of people around the world. To celebrate the 20th anniversary of… Continue reading
PASADENA, Calif. — NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope has discovered an enormous ring around Saturn — by far the largest of the giant planet’s many rings.
The new belt lies at the far reaches of the Saturnian system, with an orbit… Continue reading