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James Webb Space Telescope Releases First Images

James Webb Space Telescope Releases First Images
After a successful launch and six months of on-orbit testing and calibration, the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) is fully operational. A report published July 12, 2022, states that “JWST is fully capable of achieving the discoveries for which it was built.” During the six months of testing JWST made approximately 2,300 observations with its... Read more »

PHOTOS: SpaceX & NASA Launch 25th Resupply Mission to the International Space Station

Space X and NASA launched a Dragon cargo spacecraft Thursday evening to the International Space Station at 7:44 pm CDT. Dragon carries more than 5,800 pounds of science experiments, crew supplies, and other cargo to the space station. Launched from Kennedy Space Center in Florida, this is the 25th commercial resupply mission for NASA and... Read more »

PHOTOS: SLS Rolls to the Launch Pad for Dress Rehearsal

NASA’s new rocket, the Space Launch System (SLS), made its way to Launch Pad 39B last Thursday evening for final testing before launching the Artemis I mission to the Moon. The journey began at the Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB), where the SLS rocket was assembled and “stacked” atop the Mobile Launch Platform (MLP). The Crawler... Read more »

PHOTOS: SpaceX Crew Dragon Endeavour Launch

Crew Access Arm Retracts from SpaceX Falcon 9 in preparation for launch. Photo Credit: Michael Galindo/ Cosmic Chicago
Photos of NASA’s SpaceX Crew Dragon Endeavour as it launched from Kennedy Space Center at 3:22 pm EDT, Saturday, May 30th.