JWST Videos

The James Webb Space Telescope is the successor to the venerable Hubble Space Telescope. It is designed to explore the infrared universe and look at the very first stars and galaxies in the universe as well as help us identify and learn about exoplanets.

The Evolvable Space Telescope - There is More Than One Way to Build a Telescope!

16th Dec, 2016 - 3336 views

Hangout made possible by .SPACE Domains: https://goo.gl/j6BgTp Although there are several space telescopes currently in operation, most people may think that the iconic Hubble Space Telescope is the way that they should all appear. Not so! Multiple

#JWST Assembly Complete!; Watch out for #Supermoon; Geeky Cuteness | SFN #184

12th Nov, 2016 - 4872 views

Thanks to the Planets Foundation for sponsoring SFN this month: https:/planets.life JWST Complete: http://www.space.com/34593-james-webb-space-telescope-complete-2018-launch.html http://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2016/nasa-completes-webb-telescope

Star Birth Mystery Solved?; #JWST ISIM Installed!; Strange Hypernova Observed | SFN #164

27th May, 2016 - 5710 views

Here are the links for this week's episode: Astronomers discover how star formation turns off: http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2016-05/uoo-sdh051916.php JWST Instruments installed: http://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2016/science-instruments

SFN #162: #JWST Mirrors Uncovered; K2 is Back to Science; Where are #HubbleHangouts?

29th Apr, 2016 - 4859 views

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WFIRST: A Wider Gaze on the Cosmos

31st Mar, 2016 - 29.3k views

The Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope was listed in the Astronomer's 2010 Decadal Survey as the number one instrument they'd like to see built and launched after JWST. It is currently being planned and designed with a launch goal sometime in the

SFN #146: A Space Fan Christmas

24th Dec, 2015 - 5338 views

#JWST is making big progress, so far, 7 mirror segments have been mounted on the primary backplane. Also, how big can black holes get? Pretty darn big! Thanks to all Patreon supporters! You are helping make Space Fan News better. Please consider