The James Webb Space Telescope and Hubble Space Telescope were both designed by NASA to study the composition and characteristics of our universe. Both of these telescopes have unique characteristics, allowing them to accomplish different objectives.  Size & Dimensions of James Webb vs Hubble Space Telescope The James Webb Space Telescope’s (JWST) primary mirror diameter […]

The Chandra X-ray Observatory (CXO) is a space telescope, designed by NASA in the 1990s. Chandra’s mission is to observe x-ray emissions from high-energy regions of the universe, such as the remnants of collapsed stars, galaxy clusters, and black holes.  History of The Chandra X-ray Observatory The Chandra X-ray Observatory (CXO), previously called the Advanced […]

NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope, initially known as the Space Infrared Telescope Facility, was the fourth and final of NASA’s Great Observatories. Launched on August 25, 2002, Spitzer was NASA’s primary infrared light observatory, allowing astronomers to study the universe in critical parts of the electromagnetic spectrum of light. History of the Spitzer Space Telescope NASA […]

The Hubble Space Telescope was designed by NASA in the 1940s. After nearly 50 years of planning, the telescope was launched into orbit on April 24, 1990. This telescope has made over 1.3 million observations to collect data on the expansion, age and composition of our universe. History of the Hubble Space Telescope NASA began […]