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NASA's longest living observatory — Hubble space telescope celebrates its 30th birthday
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NASA's longest living observatory — Hubble space telescope celebrates its 30th birthday

Hubble is the first major optical telescope to be placed in space and has an unobstructed view of the universe.

NASA's new space telescope, James Webb, can be used to identify planets with oxygen
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NASA's new space telescope, James Webb, can be used to identify planets with oxygen

Scientists cannot go, visit other planets to find signs of life and can use this telescope to do so.

How we detected water on a potentially habitable exoplanet for the first time
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How we detected water on a potentially habitable exoplanet for the first time

For a planet to be habitable, it needs to be in the habitable zone where water can exist in liquid form.

Water found on super-Earth planet, that orbits dwarf star, 110 light-years away
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Water found on super-Earth planet, that orbits dwarf star, 110 light-years away

There is hydrogen as well as Helium, Nitrogen and Methane may exist, but it can't be detected with any instrument.

NASA's Hubble captures haunting glimpse of bright blue cluster of objects in space
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NASA's Hubble captures haunting glimpse of bright blue cluster of objects in space

The objects are made by jets of ionized gases thrown out of a nreborn star, NASA said.

NASA retires Kepler telescope after nine years of exoplanet hunts and discoveries
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NASA retires Kepler telescope after nine years of exoplanet hunts and discoveries

Kepler's findings have given a glimpse into roughly 200,000 potentially habitable world in Earth's sky.

An exoplanet twice Earth's size has been discovered 145 light years away
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An exoplanet twice Earth's size has been discovered 145 light years away

The discovery of Wolf 503b offers a rare opportunity to study a planet unlike any in our system.

Human, technical errors cause fresh delay in launch of James Webb Telescope
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Human, technical errors cause fresh delay in launch of James Webb Telescope

NASA fresh delays in the launch of a giant space telescope, which will now not be deployed before March 2021.

Nasa's James Webb space telescope to determine if Trappist-1 exoplanets could support life
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Nasa's James Webb space telescope to determine if Trappist-1 exoplanets could support life

Astronomers believe that Nasa's upcoming James Webb space telescope could help us find out if any of the seven earth-sized planets around the Trappist-1 star 40 light years away could possibly support life.