Congressional auditors agree that NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), one of the agency’s most complex and costly science projects, is proceeding well along its restructured plan, but the Hubble successor has little fiscal room for error or surprise difficulties leading up to its expected October 2018 launch. That is the assessment Government Accountability Office (GAO) investigators gave lawmakers on Jan. 8, largely affirming an update that JWST program leaders gave the NASA ...
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