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Apr 13, 2018
NASA to launch planet hunter TESS spacecraft probe on 16 April to seek signs of alien lifeIt will be the most extensive survey of its kind from orbit, with Tess, a galactic scout, combing the neighborhood as never before.
Mar 28, 2018
NASA delays the launch of James Webb Space Telescope to May 2020James Webb Space Telescope is an international project led by NASA with its partners, ESA (European Space Agency) and the Canadian Space Agency.
Mar 20, 2018
NASA planning to launch its next planet-hunting spacecraft on SpaceX's Falcon 9 on 16 AprilPrior to the launch of the mission, Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), NASA said it would reveal more about the mission at a media event.
Mar 05, 2018
NASA's gold coating technology shines on Oscar trophies at the 90th Academy AwardsThe gold used to coat on Oscar trophies, this year are similar to the ones used by NASA in their telescopes.
Jan 11, 2018
NASA's James Webb Space Telescope completes critical testing in thermal vacuum chamber; preparing it for space mission in 2019Webb telescope arrived at NASA's Johnson Space Centre in Houston in May 2017, where it underwent critical cryogenic testing for nine months inside Chamber A
Dec 30, 2017
Year in review: A comprehensive guide to everything that happened in the fields of space and astronomy in 20172017 was a great year for anyone interested in space and astronomy featuring several groundbreaking discoveries and heart-wrenching goodbyes
Nov 21, 2017
NASA finishes 100 day cryogenic vacuum test of the James Webb Space TelescopeThe 18 gold plated hexagonal mirrors on the telescopes worked together as a single reflective surface during the test.
Nov 18, 2017
Pluto's atmosphere could be colder than expected because of a cooling mechanism controlled by haze particlesThe result is an atmospheric temperature of about minus 203 degrees Celsius, instead of the predicted minus 173 degrees Celsius.
Oct 01, 2017
NASA postpones launch of the James Webb Space Telescope from late 2018 to mid 2019The James Webb Space Telescope will be successor to NASA's Hubble Space Telescope.
Aug 12, 2017
The TRAPPIST-1 system had enough time for life to evolve as it is older than the solar systemThe TRAPPIST-1 system is between 5.4 billion and 9.8 billion years old. Our solar system is 4.5 billion years old.