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WFIRST Will be Named After Nancy Grace Roman, NASA’s First Chief Astronomer

WFIRST Will be Named After Nancy Grace Roman, NASA’s First Chief Astronomer In the mid-2020s, NASA’s next-generation Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST) will take to space. With unprecedented resolution and advanced instruments, it will build on the foundation established by the venerable Hubble Space Telescope – which celebrated its...

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10 Amazing Space Discoveries by the World’s Largest Flying Observatory

10 Amazing Space Discoveries by the World’s Largest Flying Observatory We’re learning more every day about black holes thanks to one of the instruments aboard the International Space Station! Our Neutron star Interior Composition Explorer (NICER) instrument is keeping an eye on some of the most mysterious cosmic phenomena. We’re...

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