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NASA Telescope Named For ‘Mother of Hubble’ Nancy Grace Roman
NASA is naming its next-generation space telescope currently under development, the Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST), in honor of Nancy Grace Roman, NASA’s first chief astronomer, who paved the way for space telescopes focused on the broader universe.
(2020-5-20 22:37:00)
Solar System and Beyond
NASA to Make Announcement About WFIRST Space Telescope Mission
NASA will host a special edition of NASA Science Live at 11 a.m. EDT, Wednesday, May 20, to share an exciting announcement about the agency’s Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST) mission.
(2020-5-19 01:37:00)
Solar System and Beyond
Earth-Size, Habitable Zone Planet Found Hidden in Early NASA Kepler Data
A team of transatlantic scientists, using reanalyzed data from NASA’s Kepler space telescope, has discovered an Earth-size exoplanet orbiting in its star’s habitable zone, the area around a star where a rocky planet could support liquid water.
(2020-4-16 00:21:00)
Solar System and Beyond
New NASA Podcast Helps Listeners Explore Our ‘Curious Universe’
NASA’s newest podcast is taking listeners on an adventure to explore the wonders of Earth and help unravel the mysteries of the universe.
(2020-4-7 02:11:00)
Solar System and Beyond
NASA Selects Proposals to Study Volatile Stars, Galaxies, Cosmic Collisions
NASA has selected proposals for four missions that would study cosmic explosions and the debris they leave behind, as well as monitor how nearby stellar flares may affect the atmospheres of orbiting planets.
(2020-3-17 03:42:00)