#NASA

Nasa begins process of focusing James Webb space telescope

5 months ago — Long Read

Nasa has kicked off its months-long process of focusing the James Webb space telescope. The revolutionary new scope is a an international collaboration led by NASA in partnership with the...

How Artemis 1 will pave the way for a human return to the Moon

6 months ago — Deep Dive

On December 19 1972, astronauts Eugene Cernan, Harrison Schmitt and Ronald Evans splashed down safely in the Pacific Ocean, ending the Apollo 17 lunar mission. They were the last people...

Space missions to look forward to in 2022 – Asteroids, the Moon and Mars

6 months ago — Long Read

Astronomers ended 2021 on a high with the launch on December 25 of the James Webb Space Telescope, a joint mission between the European Space Agency, Nasa and the Canadian...

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

6 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...

AI can reliably spot molecules on exoplanets – and might one day even discover new laws of physics

6 months ago — Deep Dive

Do you know what the Earth’s atmosphere is made of? You’d probably remember it’s oxygen, and maybe nitrogen. And with a little help from Google you can easily reach a...