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NASA Concludes WFIRST Space Telescope Preliminary Design Phase

A NASA-operated space observatory has passed the preliminary design review phase, marking a major milestone for the spacecraft's development, Space News reported Monday. Michael New, deputy associate administrator for science at NASA’s Science Mission Directorate, said the Wide-Field Infrared Survey Telescope passed the PDR phase with successful results.

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NOAA’s John Leslie: JPSS-1 to Launch No Earlier Than July

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has put off the launch of its weather satellite until after July due to technical errors, Space News reported Wednesday. Jeff Foust writes the same problems that caused the cancellation of the first Joint Polar Satellite System’s launch in August 2016 have led to …

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