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The Westminster Astronomical Society will be hosting a special guest at its Oct. 10 club meeting — John Mather, a senior astrophysicist at the Observational Cosmology Laboratory at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center and senior project scientist for NASA’s James Webb space telescope.

President Donald Trump proposed a $4.4 trillion budget Monday that reinforced his administration’s desire to slash money for the Chesapeake Bay and drastically reduce the federal workforce while maintaining research funding at the National Institutes of Health.

NASA said Wednesday it has chosen two finalists for solar system exploration: A Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory plan to visit Saturn’s moon Titan, and a proposal for a comet probe that would be managed by the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center.

The complexity of assembling the James Webb Space Telescope has prompted NASA to delay launch of the Hubble Space Telescope successor by five months, to March 2019.

Originally, Ed Gaddy just wanted an environmentally friendly house. But that vision grew, and Gaddy’s Clarksville home is a national prototype for energy efficiency and eco-friendly design.

Nieves-Chinchilla was one of 22 people from 16 countries who took the Oath of Allegiance for naturalized citizens in a ceremony at the William Paca House on Tuesday morning. It was the 12th year that Annapolis has held a naturalization ceremony on the Fourth of July and dozens of local residents wearing red, white and blue joined the families and friends of the new citizens to watch.

When the James Webb Space Telescope looks toward the farthest reaches of the universe, its directions will come from a glass-encased room of computer monitors that looks out on leafy Wyman Park.

The James Webb Telescope is ready to leave the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, where the core of the observatory was constructed, and move on to the next phase in its journey to space.

The deep spending cuts called for in President Donald Trump’s federal budget proposal would fall on two space programs with ties to NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, both of which have implications for climate science.

The deep spending cuts called for in President Donald Trump’s federal budget proposal would fall on two space programs with ties to NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, both of which have implications for climate science.

Testing of the James Webb Space Telescope has resumed at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center after a glitch caused a more than six-week delay.

Twenty years ago, scientists laid out a wish list for a successor to the Hubble Space Telescope. Today, an observatory befitting that description is awaiting its final tests at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center.

A union that represents workers at the Goddard Space Flight Center is criticizing Rep. Donna F. Edwards’ handling of a racial complaint they said they raised years ago with her congressional office but received little response.

James P. Boyle, who had a 40-year career at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center creating and maintaining sophisticated systems, died Feb. 14 of vascular dementia at Copper Ridge, a Sykesville assisted-living facility. He was 76.

The strongest El Nino in nearly two decades could help scientists answer questions about climate forecasting and weather disasters going forward.

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