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NASA Science Live: What’s Next for the James Webb Space Telescope?

The past month has been an exciting one for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope — from launch in tropical French Guiana, to the two-week unfolding of this intricately-packed telescope, the observatory has gone through a huge transformation in space. What’s next for Webb as it cools down over the next five months and looks to #UnfoldTheUniverse? Join mission...

A Major Milestone for the James Webb Space Telescope on This Week @NASA – January 14, 2022

A major milestone for the James Webb Space Telescope, what astronomers could learn from a “mini” monster black hole, and the latest assessment of our planet’s global surface temperature … a few of the stories to tell you about – This Week at NASA! Download Link: https://images.nasa.gov/details-A%20Major%20Milestone%20for%20the%20James%20Webb%20Space%20Telescope%20on%20This%20Week%20@NASA%20–%20January%2014,%202022

ISS 2030: NASA Extends Operations of the International Space Station

NASA announced the Biden-Harris Administration’s commitment to extend International Space Station (ISS) operations through 2030. Over the past two decades, the United States has maintained a continuous human presence in orbit around the Earth to test technologies, conduct scientific research, and develop skills needed to explore farther than ever...

News Update on James Webb Space Telescope's Full Deployment

Experts from the James Webb Space Telescope team discuss the successful completion of the final stage of all major spacecraft deployments to prepare for science operations. On Sat., Jan. 8, Mission Operations Center ground control at the Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore began deploying the second side panel of the primary mirror at...

A Week of Deployments for the James Webb Space Telescope on This Week @NASA – January 7, 2022

A week of deployments for the James Webb Space Telescope, another remarkable achievement for Hubble, and helping to improve launch safety … a few of the stories to tell you about – This Week at NASA! Download Link: https://images.nasa.gov/details-A%20Week%20of%20Deployments%20for%20the%20James%20Webb%20Space%20Telescope%20on%20This%20Week%20@NASA%20–%20January%207,%202022...

James Webb Space Telescope: Primary Mirror Deployment – Mission Control Live

Watch James Webb Space Telescope experts give real-time updates on the final step in the observatory’s deployment: the unfolding of the second of Webb’s two primary mirror wings. Engineers in mission control will send commands to deploy the wing and latch it into place, a process that takes several hours. The deployment will complete the mirror's golden...

James Webb Space Telescope: Secondary Mirror Deployment - Mission Control Live

James Webb Space Telescope experts give real-time updates on deployment of the telescope’s secondary mirror. The secondary mirror is one of the most important pieces of equipment on the telescope, and is essential to the success of the mission. When deployed, this mirror will sit out in front of Webb's hexagonal primary mirrors, which form an iconic...

James Webb Space Telescope: Sunshield Deployment - Mission Control Live

James Webb Space Telescope experts give real-time updates in the final stages of the telescope’s sunshield deployment. A major milestone, the successful shield tensioning will ensure Webb’s mirrors stay cold enough to #UnfoldTheUniverse. The five-layer, tennis court-sized sunshield is a critical part of the telescope because the infrared cameras...

We Asked a NASA Expert

You’ve got questions, we’ve got answers! Is Mars habitable? Do aliens exist? Are there oceans on other worlds? Our "We Asked a NASA Expert" video series answers all of these questions and more. Tune in to our playlist to learn all about this solar system we call home: https://go.nasa.gov/32MVcs3 Producers: Jessica Wilde & Scott Bednar Editor:...

NASA 2022: The Future is Now

Receiving the first images from the James Webb Space Telescope, sending the first uncrewed Artemis mission around the Moon and back to Earth, sending NASA science and technology to the surface of the Moon on three missions with our commercial partners, and flying our first quiet, supersonic plane are just a few of the things NASA has planned for 2022....

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