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NASA and SpaceX looking to send astronauts to service Hubble telescope

NASA and SpaceX have signed the new Space Act Agreement to study the possibility of a servicing mission for the Hubble Space Telescope to extend its life.

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Massive new space telescope has a 300x wider field of view than Hubble

The new Xuntian Space Telescope launching in 2023 has a 2.5-billion-pixel camera that can capture a 300x wider view than Hubble.

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Comet 11 miles wide will make its closest approach to Earth very soon

A comet that is estimated to be 11 miles wide has entered the inner solar system and will make its closest approach to Earth soon.

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NASA is launching a balloon into the atmosphere with a giant telescope

An upcoming NASA mission involves launching a giant mirror and telescope into the upper atmosphere using a stratospheric balloon.

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Comet 11 miles wide enters inner solar system, will approach Earth

An astrophotographer has captured Comet C/2017 K2 entering our inner solar system, with its orbit bringing it close to Earth soon.

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China's giant telescope has detected potential extraterrestial signals

The Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical radio Telescope (FAST) has detected several signals from potential extraterrestrials.

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One-of-a-kind 'liquid telescope' is now operational in the Himalayas

The International Liquid-Mirror Telescope is now operational, and is the first such telescope designed exclusively for astronomy.

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Hubble spots 'missing link' with a supermassive black hole being born

Astronomers have found an extremely distant galaxy, GNz7q, which is home to a black hole growing into a supermassive black hole.

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NASA is announcing an 'exciting' Hubble Space Telescope discovery soon

NASA will be announcing a discovery by the Hubble Space Telescope on Wednesday, March 30th, potentially involving the JWST.

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'Odd' circular objects in space may finally have an explanation

South Africa's MeerKAT radio telescope has observed an odd radio circle in space to reveal more detail about the so-called ORCs.

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Germany is disabling equipment on Russian satellites in protest

The eROSITA black-hole telescope operated by Germany aboard the Russia Spektr-RG satellite has been turned off to protest the war.

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Three galaxies spotted merging by Hubble in stunning image

The Hubble Space Telescope has captured the IC 2431 triple galaxy merger in the constellation Cancer 681 million light-years away.

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NASA observatory put into safe mode after potential fault

One of the reaction wheels aboard NASA's Neil Gehrels Swift Observatory has experienced a failure, and Swift is now in safe mode.

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Hubble spots a black hole creating stars instead of destroying them

The Hubble Space Telescope (HST) has spotted a black hole at the center of the dwarf galaxy Henize 2-10 fueling star formation.

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NASA explains why the James Webb Space Telescope doesn't have cameras

Many people are asking NASA why the James Webb Space Telescope isn't equipped with its own cameras so we can see its unfolding.

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NASA's James Webb Space Telescope captured flying towards destination

An amateur astrophotographer has captured NASA's next-generation James Webb Space Telescope flying towards its destination.

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NASA drops update on James Webb Space Telescope unfolding

NASA has dropped a new update on the deployment timeline for the James Webb Space Telescope's complex unfolding process.

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NASA has now extended the sunshield booms for the James Webb Telescope

NASA has confirmed the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) port and starboard mid-booms have been extended, unfurling its sunshield.

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First ever magnetic field detected from an exoplanet

A team of astronomers has used Hubble to identify HAT-P-11b, the first extrasolar planet found with evidence of a magnetosphere.

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Sunshield uncovered in James Webb Space Telescope's latest deployment

The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) has just deployed its Aft Momentum Flap and released the covers protecting its sunshield.

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Hubble snaps a stunning photo of a nearby galaxy's star cluster

The Hubble Space Telescope (HST) has captured a beautiful photo of the NGC 1755 star cluster, found in the Large Magellanic Cloud.

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The mission for the James Webb Space Telescope just got much longer

The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) will likely continue science operations for well over ten years, thanks to fuel savings.

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You can now track the James Webb Space Telescope in real-time

You can now see the James Webb Space Telescope's (JWST) real-time progress to L2 on NASA's website, along with temperature data.

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The next step of Webb's sunshield unfolding has been completed

The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) has finished deploying its Deployable Tower Assembly (DTA), separating its two sections.

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The James Webb Telescope has made its second course correction already

The James Webb Telescope has completed its second mid-course correction burn, MCC-1b, sixty hours into its flight toward L2.

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The James Webb Telescope is starting to unfurl its giant sunshield

The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) has moved closer toward unfolding its sunshield, deploying the forward pallet structure.

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The James Webb Telescope makes it to the launch pad, ready for liftoff

The James Webb Space Telescope has made its way to the launch pad atop its Ariane 5 rocket, and only the weather can stop it now.

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Enormous black hole eruption captured in amazing detail

A stunning new image of a supermassive black hole from the nearby Centaurus A radio galaxy shows its material eruptions in detail.

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You can now buy one of NASA's space telescopes online

A telescope flown in space by NASA in 1990 was sold for auction in 2003, and now almost two decades later has made its way online.

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NASA's confirms new launch date for upcoming space telescope

After a string of technical issues, NASA has confirmed its new launch date for the James Webb Space Telescope for Christmas Eve.

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If of all time was a year long calendar NASA will soon see January

If all of time since the beginning of the universe was represented on a year long calendar, NASA will soon be able to see January.

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NASA's next-gen space telescope to unlock the secrets of the universe

NASA's upcoming next-generation space telescope has been tipped to be the tool that'll unlock the secrets of the early universe.

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Hubble almost back to full operation after recent instrument recovery

On its road to recovery, NASA has brought one of Hubble's main scientific instruments back online as they work to restore Hubble.

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Hubble operations contract extended by NASA, provides status update

NASA has awarded a contract extension for the Hubble Space Telescope to AURA, which will support continued operation through 2026.

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James Webb Space Telescope inches closer to launch, instrument checked

The James Webb Space Telescope is inching closer to launch as NASA announce one of its four instruments has been checked.

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One of the youngest exoplanets ever found, rare direct image captured

Astronomers have captured a rare, incredible image of one of the youngest exoplanets ever to be photographed with a telescope.

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If alien probes are close to Earth, this new telescope may find them

A study has detailed the power for a new telescope in China that is estimated to have the capabilities of detecting alien probes.

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Hubble sees 'quintuple', snaps mesmerizing image of space phenomenon

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope just saw 'quintuple' as it snapped an image of two galaxies and a quasar interacting in space.

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Here's the most complete map of black holes ever created

A German-made space telescope has collected enough data that astronomers have pieced together the most detailed map of black holes.

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NASA's 'superpressure' balloons may be the next era of space cameras

NASA has developed a 'superpressure' balloon that may be a cheap alternative for a space telescope with Hubble-level quality.

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If you want your mind blown, look at this image released from Hubble

The Hubble Space Telescope continues to shock everyone at how it can capture the sheer beauty of space. Prepare your mind.

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Hubble reminds us that the remains of a dead star can be beautiful

The fact that humans have deep space telescopes is amazing, and this recently released image by NASA is a reminder of that.

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This image of Saturn taken by NASA may be the best one you've seen yet

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has snapped an incredible image of one of the distant planets in our solar system - Saturn.

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This is easily one of the best images Hubble has ever taken

The Hubble Space Telescope has just captured one of best images yet, check it out here.

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SpaceX has smashed a new record and set another milestone to beat

Elon Musk's space exploration company SpaceX has hit a record, and has put forward a new milestone to strive to.

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16 years later, NASA says goodbye to the Spitzer Space Telescope

NASA has decommisioned the Spitzer Space Telescope on January 30th, 2020.

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The first asteroid that orbits the Sun closer than Venus located

Astronomers have located a massive asteroid that orbits the Sun closer than Venus does.

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Hubble spots mystery galaxy that's within a galaxy within a galaxy

The Hubble Space Telescope has spotted a galaxy that's within a galaxy that's within a galaxy.

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The biggest telescope begins its search for alien life

The final cost of this project was $180 million and scientists hope the FAST telescope will play a key role in the discovery of alien life.

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