#Telescope

NASA successfully deploys the James Webb Telescope’s HUGE mirror

10 months ago — Quick Read

The successor to Hubble - NASA's James Webb Space Telescope - has been successfully tested for the very first time.

China powers up Alien Hunting Radio Telescope

1 year ago — Quick Read

Last Saturday China officially brought its gigantic alien-hunting radio telescope online. While the Aperture Spherical radio Telescope (FAST) telescope - known informally as “Sky Eye” - saw construction completed in...

Planet-hunter telescope TESS launches today

3 years ago — Quick Read

A new tool for would be planet hunters is due to blast off from Cape Canaveral later today.

James Webb Telescope: Telescope moves to Vacuum Test Chamber A, Johnson Space Center, Houston

4 years ago — Quick Read

The James Webb Telescope has moved into Test Chamber A, where NASA Engineers will simulate an environment where the telescope close to that of space. This phase of testing is...

The James Webb Space Telescope Primary Mirror is being Prepared for Testing

4 years ago — Quick Read

NASA has released a stunning image of the James Webb Space Telescope Primary Mirror being prepared for testing at Johnson Space Center The image above shows the towering primary mirror...

Explore Space from the Comfort of Home – Largest digital survey of the visible Universe released

4 years ago — Long Read

The Pan-STARRS project represents about half a million composite snapshots of the night sky as seen from Hawaii, and the team of researchers behind it have just made it free...