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A James Webb Space Telescope mirror segment was hit by a micrometeoroid but is expected to continue to function normally

James Webb Telescope hit by micrometeoroid, NASA says

A mirror segment of the James Webb Space Telescope was hit by a micrometeoroid but should continue to function normally, according to NASA. A mirror on the James Webb Space Telescope was hit by a micrometeoroid last month but is expected to continue operating normally, NASA said Thursday. “After initial evaluations, the team found that …

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A James Webb Space Telescope mirror segment was hit by a micrometeoroid but is expected to continue to function normally

James Webb Telescope hit by micrometeoroid, NASA says

A mirror segment of the James Webb Space Telescope was hit by a micrometeoroid but should continue to function normally, according to NASA. A mirror on the James Webb Space Telescope was hit by a micrometeoroid last month but is expected to continue operating normally, NASA said Thursday. “After initial evaluations, the team found that …

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MIT researchers detect unusual radio signal from distant galaxy

MIT researchers detect unusual radio signal from distant galaxy

Local Fast radio bursts usually last a few milliseconds. Scientists found one that lasted much longer. Using the CHIME radio telescope, astronomers have detected an unusual signal from a distant galaxy. CHIME, with background edited by MIT News Astronomers from Canada and MIT have detected an intriguing and unusually persistent radio signal from a galaxy …

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Space rock that hit Webb telescope caused major damage, scientists say

A micrometeoroid that hit the Webb Space Tthe telescope in late May caused permanent damage to the spacecraft, according to a Report of the Space Telescope Science Institute. The report was released last week by NASA and the European and Canadian space agencies. It described the scientific performance of the telescope until July 12, 2022, …

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The James Webb Space Telescope’s next targets are potentially mind-boggling

With the release of the first images from the James Webb Space Telescope on July 12 (and a sneaky revelation from US President Joe Biden on July 11), NASA, ESA and the Canadian Space Agency have proven that the two-decade-long $10 billion, 1 million-mile-earth dream scope actually works. And it works impeccably. Just take one …

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MIT engineers find a way to save energy and boil water more efficiently

MIT engineers design new surface treatments that boil water more efficiently. New surface treatments could save energy for systems used in many industries. At the heart of a wide range of industrial processes, including most power plants, many chemical production systems, and even cooling systems for electronics, is an energy-intensive step with the boiling of …

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SpaceX Cargo Dragon supply ship with open nose cone

SpaceX Dragon spacecraft docks with ISS to make science work for humans

The SpaceX Cargo Dragon supply craft pressurized capsule with its nose open is pictured as the vehicle departs the International Space Station on January 23, 2022. Credit: NASA As the International Space Station (ISS) traveled in orbit more than 267 miles above the South Atlantic Ocean, the[{” attribute=””>SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft autonomously docked to the …

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A SpaceX Dragon cargo capsule approaches the International Space Station during an orbital sunrise over the Pacific Ocean on July 16, 2022.

Dragon docks with ISS for SpaceX’s 25th cargo mission

A SpaceX Dragon cargo capsule encountered the International Space Station (ISS) Saturday, July 16, delivering more than 5,800 pounds (2,630 kilograms) of supplies to the orbiting laboratory. The robotic dragon launched atop a two-stage Falcon 9 rocket Thursday night (July 14) from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The Falcon 9 delivered Dragon to low …

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Explore images from the Webb Space Telescope with our narrated tour

Explore images from the Webb Space Telescope with our narrated tour

Warning: This chart requires JavaScript. Please enable JavaScript for a better experience. NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest and most powerful space telescope ever built, now sits about a million miles from Earth, swinging from one corner of the sky to another as it studies the target-rich environment that is our universe. The first …

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