What Might NASA’s New Space Telescope Mean for Religion?

Daniel A. Cox March 31, 2022

We are about to enter the golden age of space exploration. If you’re not a space nerd, this may be news to you, but NASA has embarked on one of the most ambitious projects in a generation.

On December 25, 2021, NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope was launched into space. A successor to the immensely successful Hubble, the $10 billion telescope was designed to peer back billions of years to document the formation of the earliest stars and galaxies in the Universe. It was a massive undertaking that was 25 years in the making.

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