NASA Bumps JWST Launch To Oct. 31, 2021

A comprehensive systems evaluation was completed this month on the assembled James Webb Space Telescope.
Credit: Chris Gunn/NASA
CAPE CANAVERAL—After overcoming years of delays to resolve technical issues, launch of the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), a long-awaited successor to the 30-year-old Hubble observatory, is being postponed at least seven months, largely due to pandemic-related workplace shutdowns, NASA said on...

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