NASA’s most powerful space telescope ever is ready for preflight testing

The telescope portion of NASA’s James Webb Telescope is finally complete — marking a major benchmark for the spacecraft that has been in development for the past 20 years. NASA Administrator… [Read More]

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The telescope portion of NASA’s James Webb Telescope is finally complete — marking a major benchmark for the spacecraft that has been in development for the past 20 years.
"Today we’re celebrating the fact that our telescope is finished, and we’re about to prove that it works," said John Mather, a senior project scientist on the James Webb Space Telescope.
But before that journey can begin, NASA wants to make sure the James Webb Space Telescope will be able to do its job when it’s in space.
It’s still a long road ahead for the James Webb Space Telescope.
So for a telescope that’s taken decades to construct, the James Webb Telescope is now in the home stretch.

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