May 16, 2017, Next year the James Webb Space Telescope will launch from Arianespace’s ELA-3 launch complex at European Spaceport located near Kourou, French Guiana (NASA, 2016). Meanwhile NASA continues to prepare for the launch and is currently preparing the large 18-segmented gold mirror for the testing at Johnson Space Center. In preparation for testing, […]Read more "James Webb Space Telescope Mirror Prepared"
About The Webb The James Webb Space Telescope (sometimes called JWST or Webb) will be a large infrared telescope with a 6.5-meter primary mirror. The telescope will be launched on an Ariane 5 rocket from French Guiana in October of 2018. JWST will be the premier observatory of the next decade, serving thousands of astronomers […]Read more "James Webb Space Telescope Will Be The Next Generation Space Telescope"