Precise Ariane 5 launch likely to extend Webb’s expected lifetime

Science & Exploration 29/12/2021 20238 views 305 likes After a profitable launch of the NASA/ESA/CSA James Webb Space Telescope on 25 December, and completion of two mid-course correction manoeuvres, the Webb staff has analysed its preliminary trajectory and decided the observatory ought to have sufficient propellant to permit help of science operations in orbit for …

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