JWST’s Cost Soars, Launch Slips To March 2021

Credit: JWST: NASA
HOUSTON—For the third time in a year, NASA is delaying the target launch date for the James Webb Space Telescope, this time to March 30, 2021, while offering a new life cycle cost estimate for the development and 5-year primary mission of $9.66 billion, up from $8.8 billion. The program features an...

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