Category: Universe

Hubble Space Telescope Detects Water Vapor on Habitable-Zone Exoplanet for 1st Time

CAPE CANAVERAL, FL –  For the first time ever researchers have detected water vapor signatures in the atmosphere of an exoplanet beyond our solar system that resides in the “habitable zone,” the region around a star in which liquid water could potentially pool on the surface of a rocky planet, according to NASA. The discovery of the first exoplanet with water vapor in a habitable zone

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope Has Been Assembled for First Time

CAPE CANAVERAL, FL – The two major halves of NASA’s mammoth James  Webb Space Telescope (JWST) have been mechanically assembled together for the first time by prime contractor Northrop Grumman – marking a major milestone on the path to launch in Spring 2021. Engineers at Northrop Grumman’s Redondo Beach, California facility carefully and methodically combined the science instrument and telescope module