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Spitzer Space Telescope to Shutdown in 2020

The Spitzer Telescope of National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) will be switched off permanently on January 30, 2020. In its final leg of the operation, the Spitzer telescope is setting the stage for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, set to launch in 2021. Spitzer Telescope was considered as a cousin of the Hubble Space ..

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James Webb Space Telescope (JWST)

James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) is a planned (to be launched in 2018) space telescope optimized for observations in the infrared. It is the formal successor to the Hubble Space Telescope and the Spitzer Space Telescope. It has been in planning since 1996 and represents a collaboration of about 17 countries led by NASA, and ..

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LHS 1140b: Another planet in habitable zone discovered

Astronomers have discovered yet another planet, called LHS1140b, which is expected to be present in the Goldilocks Zone. It’s not so far away, either. It is found orbiting around the star LHS 1140 some 39 light-years away. Goldilocks Zone refers to a habitable zone where the temperature is neither too high nor too low. The ..

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NASA completes construction of James Webb Space Telescope

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has completed the construction of the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) after more than 20 years of work. JWST is the largest-ever space telescope is expected to launch in 2018 following the in-depth testing. It is bigger and more powerful than NASA’s operational Hubble Space Telescope. Key Facts ..

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