More than 20 years after construction started, the James Webb Space Telescope is complete.  The successor to the iconic and groundbreaking Hubble is expected to launch by 2018 following in-depth testing.  NASA Administrator Charles Bolden made the announcement at Goddard Space Flight Center, overlooking the massive infrared light collecting mirrors. "Today, we're celebrating the fact that our telescope is finished, and we're about to prove that it works," said John Mather, an astrophysicist…

The World's Largest Space Telescope is Complete

More than 20 years after construction started, the James Webb Space Telescope is complete. The successor to the iconic and groundbreaking Hubble is expected to launch by 2018 following in-depth testing. NASA Administrator Charles Bolden made the announcement at Goddard Space Flight Center, overlooking the massive infrared light collecting mirrors. "Today, we're celebrating the fact that our telescope is finished, and we're about to prove that it works," said John Mather, an astrophysicist…

Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me! - Charles Bolden

Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me! - Charles Bolden

Charles F. Bolden, Jr.(born August 19, 1946) is the current administrator of NASA. He graduated from the Naval Academy in 1968 and served as a U.S. Marine aviator and test pilot before joining NASA's astronaut corps in 1980. He returned to the Marine Corps in 1994, retiring 10 years later as a Major General.  On August 28, 2012 he became the first human being to have his voice broadcast on Mars. #TodayInBlackHistory

Charles F. Bolden, Jr.(born August 19, 1946) is the current administrator of NASA. He graduated from the Naval Academy in 1968 and served as a U.S. Marine aviator and test pilot before joining NASA's astronaut corps in 1980. He returned to the Marine Corps in 1994, retiring 10 years later as a Major General. On August 28, 2012 he became the first human being to have his voice broadcast on Mars. #TodayInBlackHistory

Katherine Johnson, the NASA Mathematician Who Advanced Human Rights with a Slide Rule and Pencil NASA chief Charles Bolden recalls the historic trajectory of the “human computer” who played a key role in the Apollo 11 moon landing, and as a female African-American in the 1960s, shattered stereotypes in the process. (Katherine Johnson, photographed at Fort Monroe, in Hampton, Virginia. Photograph by Annie Leibovitz)

Katherine Johnson, the NASA Mathematician Who Advanced Human Rights with a Slide Rule and Pencil

Katherine Johnson, the NASA Mathematician Who Advanced Human Rights with a Slide Rule and Pencil NASA chief Charles Bolden recalls the historic trajectory of the “human computer” who played a key role in the Apollo 11 moon landing, and as a female African-American in the 1960s, shattered stereotypes in the process. (Katherine Johnson, photographed at Fort Monroe, in Hampton, Virginia. Photograph by Annie Leibovitz)

NASA's The Space Place March 20, 2014 :: NASA Administrator Charles Bolden was at the Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex on Wednesday to celebrates its 50th anniversary. Learn more about the Canberra Complex at http://www.cdscc.nasa.gov/Pages/about.html

NASA's The Space Place March 20, 2014 :: NASA Administrator Charles Bolden was at the Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex on Wednesday to celebrates its 50th anniversary. Learn more about the Canberra Complex at http://www.cdscc.nasa.gov/Pages/about.html

Meet Charles Bolden Jr., Former Astronaut and NASA’s 1st Black Administrator

Meet Charles Bolden Jr., Former Astronaut and NASA’s 1st Black Administrator

Charles Bolden & Matthew Barzun talk about the UK and NASA - YouTube

Charles Bolden & Matthew Barzun talk about the UK and NASA - YouTube

El presidente del Gobierno español se verá en La Moncloa con Charles Bolden después de que este se reúna con representates de Industria y Defensa

El presidente del Gobierno español se verá en La Moncloa con Charles Bolden después de que este se reúna con representates de Industria y Defensa

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