#European Space Agency

James Webb Space Telescope Unfurls

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The massive sun shield protecting the James Webb Space Telescope has been successfully unfurled according to NASA. The process, which began after its Christmas day launch, has completed its initial phase today. While tests and tensioning will still need to done the most complicated phase of the deployment...

James Webb space telescope gets launch date

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It's official. The heavily-delayed launch of the James Webb space telescope will blast off on 24 December. Nasa has officially confirmed 24 December as the launch date for the advanced space telescope. Amazingly the project has been running for 32 years ( after kicking off in 1989 )...

James Webb telescope set to launch this December

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The European Space Agency (ESA) has announced that the James Webb telescope - successor to Hubble telescope - will blast from the ESA spaceport in French Guiana on board a Ariane 5 rocket this December The long-delayed ( it was initially planned for a 2007 launch ) telescope...