James Webb Space Telescope: Worth the Wait

  • Released Wednesday, June 27, 2018
  • Updated Monday, August 20, 2018 at 2:56PM
  • ID: 12987

Building the James Webb Space Telescope is challenging. It is NASA's most ambitious and complex space science observatory. The mission required 10 new technologies to be invented, the dedication of hundreds of scientists, engineers and technicians testing and retesting each component. It is by no means easy, but the telescope is so incredibly powerful that major findings are expected in nearly every branch of astronomy. It is worth the wait.

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