Tag Archives: Goddard Space Flight Center

27Dec/21

NASA’s Webb Telescope Launches to See First Galaxies, Distant Worlds

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope launched at 7:20 a.m. EST Saturday on an Ariane 5 rocket from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana, South America. A joint effort with ESA (European Space Agency) and the Canadian Space Agency, the Webb observatory is NASA’s revolutionary flagship mission to seek the light from the first galaxies in the early universe and to explore our own solar system, as well as planets orbiting other stars, called exoplanets. Continue reading

03Nov/16

NASA completes critical test of James Webb Space Telescope

Engineers and technicians working on a new generation space telescope, the James Webb Telescope, complete critical tests on how the new instrument will perform in space.

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06Jul/15

NASA: Black holes make perfect lab for dark matter

NASA scientists believe the gravitational pull of black holes in the galaxy is causing dark matter to smash together at such high intensity that it is emitting gamma-ray light.

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