Processing Mishap Delays Launch Of JWST

The JWST in cleanroom at launch site.
Credit: NASA

CAPE CANAVERAL—Launch of the James Webb Space Telescope, the $11 billion, U.S.-led successor to the Hubble observatory, is being delayed at least four days to no earlier than Dec. 22 to allow time for additional analysis following a mishap during processing the telescope for launch in French Guiana...

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