No Second Chances On Webb Telescope Deployment

Credit: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
NASA has no plans to service the $8.7 billion James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), but it has not completely closed the door on the idea as it prepares a rigorous series of tests designed to ensure in-space repairs will not be needed. When the 6.5-m (21-ft.) telescope launches to the Sun-Earth...

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