#European Space Agency

JWST – Fully Focused

2 months ago — Long Read

NASA and the ESA have announced that the alignment of the James Webb Space Telescope is now complete. The Space Agencies have confirmed the telescope is now capable of capturing...

James Webb goes super-cold

3 months ago — Quick Read

James Webb Space telescope 'Mid-Infrared Instrument' (MIRI) has now reached its incredibly low operating temperature. The US space agency NASA confirmed that the instrument - assembled in the UK -...

James Webb Space Telescope Unfurls

6 months ago — Quick Read

The massive sun shield protecting the James Webb Space Telescope has been successfully unfurled according to NASA. The process, which began after its Christmas day launch, has completed its initial...

James Webb space telescope gets launch date

7 months ago — Quick Read

It's official. The heavily-delayed launch of the James Webb space telescope will blast off on 24 December. Nasa has officially confirmed 24 December as the launch date for the advanced...

James Webb telescope set to launch this December

10 months ago — Quick Read

The European Space Agency (ESA) has announced that the James Webb telescope - successor to Hubble telescope - will blast from the ESA spaceport in French Guiana on board a...

Sabre engine put through its paces

3 years ago — Long Read

Reaction Engine's Sabre engine - part jet, part rocket - is set to be put through its paces over the coming months. The hypersonic engine could potentially reduce the trip...