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Wednesday, October 20, 2021

TRACKING WITH CLOSEUPS: James Webb Space Telescope Deployment—“29 Days on the Edge”

Here are some statistics to ponder:

All of this has to work, or the James Webb Space Telescope, which has been under development for 25 years and cost US$10 billion, will be space junk. Positioned in an Earth-Sun L2 halo orbit, no repair mission will be possible.

Posted at October 20, 2021 13:25