Posts Tagged: Hubble

NASA’s Hubble successor may miss its launch window

The James Webb Space Telescope, NASA's successor to Hubble, has undergone its share of delays. Now, things are getting even tighter. A report from the US Government Accountability Office finds that because of ongoing technical issues with the telesco…
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Hubble captures best image yet of our closest binaries, Alpha Centauri A and B

The most recent image isn’t the most detailed in the telescope’s catalog, but it’s the best image of our neighboring star system. It also holds significance given the new discovery of a potentially habitable planet orbiting one of its stars.

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The Hubble has seen farther back in time than ever before

NASA announced on Thursday that an international team of astronomers have used the Hubble space telescope to spot the most distant galaxy discovered to date — not to mention one of the oldest in the visible Universe. The galaxy, dubbed GN-z11, has a…
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NASA’s next space telescope sees 100 times more than Hubble

As much as the Hubble Space Telescope has done to shine a light on the darkest corners of the universe, it doesn't hold a candle to what's coming next. NASA has started work on WFIRST (Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope), a space observatory with…
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