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NASA launches online space telescope game

GREENBELT, Md., April 29 (UPI) -- The U.S. space agency says it has launched an online game about telescopes, featuring NASA's spacecraft and the James Webb Space Telescope.

First Webb mirror segment is tested

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., April 8 (UPI) -- The U.S. space agency says the James Webb Space Telescope's first mirror segment has successfully completed its first series of cryogenic temperature tests.

Webb telescope's 'spine' now being built

GREENBELT, Md., Feb. 9 (UPI) -- The U.S. space agency says one of the major parts of the James Webb Space Telescope -- the backplane, or spine -- is now being constructed.
Webb space telescope mirror to be tested

Webb space telescope mirror to be tested

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Dec. 11 (UPI) -- The U.S. space agency says the first of 18 mirror segments of its James Webb Space Telescope has arrived at the Marshall Space Flight Center.
Sunshield created for the Webb telescope

Sunshield created for the Webb telescope

WASHINGTON, Nov. 13 (UPI) -- U.S. scientists say they've created a sunshield for the James Webb Space Telescope that can withstand severe cold and heat, radiation and meteorite impacts.

Webb telescope model to head to Germany

WASHINGTON, Oct. 8 (UPI) -- The U.S. space agency says it plans to display a full-sized model of the James Webb Space Telescope at the Deutsches Museum in Munich, Germany.

Webb telescope passes preliminary review

WASHINGTON, Dec. 4 (UPI) -- The U.S. space agency said a preliminary design review has verified the integrated performance of subsystems in the James Webb Space Telescope.

Webb telescope to have advanced technology

WASHINGTON, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- The U.S. space agency announced its James Webb Space Telescope, now under development, will use an advanced high-speed network interface.

NASA and Canada sign space agreement

WASHINGTON, July 16 (UPI) -- U.S. and Canadian officials signed a former agreement Monday to cooperate on the James Webb Space Telescope.

Webb Space Telescope contract awarded

OTTAWA, June 13 (UPI) -- The Canadian Space Agency has awarded a $39 million contract to Com Dev International Ltd. to build two instruments for the James Webb Space Telescope.

NASA exhibits a Webb Space Telescope model

WASHINGTON, May 9 (UPI) -- NASA will display a full scale model of the James Webb Space Telescope in Washington during this week's U.S. Public Service Recognition event.

James Webb Space Telescope plans approved

WASHINGTON, May 2 (UPI) -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration has approved 10 new technologies for use in the James Webb Space Telescope to be launched in 2013.

Webb telescope mirrors ready for polishing

WASHINGTON, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- NASA says the James Webb Space Telescope's 18 hexagonal-shaped mirror blanks have been constructed and are ready to be polished and assembled.

TRW wins bid to build next space telescope

WASHINGTON, Sept. 10 (UPI) -- NASA on Tuesday chose TRW over rival Lockheed Martin to build the agency's follow-on to the Hubble Space Telescope.
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