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The Two Sides of the Webb Telescope

Challenges with Space Telescope

In the previous part of this Space Telescope Series, we discussed about the basic principle on which James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) is based i.e. Infrared astronomy. Today we will discuss the challenges faced in launching space telescopes keeping in mind JWST in particular and space telescopes in general. The James Webb Space telescope under construction. NASA/Desiree Stover Size : How to fit it in rocket? The James Webb Space Telescope is the largest, most powerful space telescope ever built. Details…

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A near-infrared image of exoplanet 51 Eridani b captured by the Gemini Planet Imager on 18 December 2014. Credit: J. Rameau (UdeM) and C. Marois (NRC Herzberg).

James Webb ST & Infrared astronomy

The Universe is full of radiation of all types but most of this does not reach us here on Earth because our atmosphere blocks out many wavelengths of radiation, but permits others through.

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Location of China’s spaceports

China National Space Administration

We have discussed about the significant works done by NASA, ESA, Roscosmos, ISRO, and JAXA. In this article, we will discuss about China National Space Administration (CNSA), its journey, and its achievements. Logo for China National Space Administration. China’s space program evolved largely in secret under the joint control of the Chinese military and the Commission on Science, Technology, and Industry for the National Defense. After the communist takeover of 1949, the Chinese engineer Qian Xuesen, who had helped found the…

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The Japanese Experiment Module Kibo laboratory and Exposed Facility are featured in this image photographed by a crew member on the International Space Station while Space Shuttle Endeavour (STS-127) remains docked with the station.

JAXA: Japan’s space endeavors!

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) is responsible for all civilian space activities in Japan, with activities ranging from basic space research to ongoing space missions.

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Aryabhata was India's first satellite and was designed for studies of X-ray astronomy, aeronomics and solar physics. Unfortunately, a power failure halted experiments after 4 days in orbit, and all signals from the spacecraft were lost after 5 days of operation.

ISRO: Taking India into Space Club!

We have discussed about the significant works done by NASA, ESA, and Roscosmos. In this article, we will discuss about Indian Space Research Organization, its journey, and its achievements. From carrying parts of the first rocket on a bicycle to finding water on the Moon, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has come a long way since its inception and has been pioneering space missions with untiring zeal. Following its incredible success over the years, it is worthwhile to also know…

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