Universe  ID: 14065

Webb Journey to Space EP6: Launch

The final chapter of the Webb journey to space. After months of transporting and preparing, the time has finally come. The Webb Telescope first is moved into the Ariane 5 rocket faring at the Guiana Space Centre in Kourou, French Guiana. The rocket with Webb now inside of it, is then moved to the launch pad. On Christmas morning, the rocket is launched into space. Approximately 30 minutes after the rocket made it into space, Webb was seperate for the rocket and slowly started its journey to L2.

Credits

Michael McClare (KBRwyle): Producer
Sophia Roberts (AIMM): Producer
Michael McClare (KBRwyle): Videographer
Sophia Roberts (AIMM): Videographer
Arianespace/ ESA/CNES: Videographer
Sophia Roberts (AIMM): Video Editor
Please give credit for this item to:
NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center