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Premier Camera WFC3 Goes Offline On Hubble Space Telescope

11th Jan, 2019

Space Fan News is Sponsored by OPT Telescopes and Patreon Patrons: https://bit.ly/2SwhmVB Earlier this week, NASA posted an alert stating that on January 8, the premier camera on the Hubble Space Telescope experienced an anomaly, raising fears (at l

Will Government Shut Down Affect NASAs JWST Schedule What about TESS and Juno Ops

10th Jan, 2019

Space Fan News is Sponsored by OPT Telescopes and Patreon Patrons: https://bit.ly/2SwhmVB As I’m sure you know by now, the partial government shutdown has affected NASA employees. Many are at home waiting for it to end, but will this shutdown cau

OSIRISRex and New Horizons Ultima Thule Set Records During Busy First Week of 2019

5th Jan, 2019

This year is starting off with a bang (astronomically speaking). In the first week we have OSIRIS_Rex in orbit around the asteroid Bennu and New Horizons Flies Past Ultima Thule

JunoCam Shines at Halfway Point of Juno Mission to Jupiter

19th Dec, 2018

NASA’s Juno Mission to Jupiter reaches the midpoint of its mission and has far exceeded expectations. There’s also a lesson here for NASA: always include a camera in your space probes to planets!

Mars InSight Landing MarCO Steals the Show

1st Dec, 2018

Space Fan News is Sponsored by OPT Telescopes and Patreon Patrons: https://optcorp.com/?utm_source=deepastronomy&utm_medium=telescopetalk&utm_campaign=home In this episode NASA successfully puts another lander on the Red Planet. Earlier this week,

As Mission Dies, Gaia Revises Kepler Earth-sized Exoplanet Count

1st Nov, 2018

As NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope ends its mission once and for all, ESA’s GAIA Space Telescope data shows that some Kepler planets need revising.