Webb Telescope Reaches Operational Orbit

JWST trajectory.
Credit: NASA
CAPE CANAVERAL—A month after launching aboard an Arianespace Ariane 5 rocket, the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) on Jan. 24 reached its operational orbit about 940,000 mi. from Earth. At 2 p.m. EST, JWST fired its onboard thrusters for a third and final course correction maneuver since its launch...

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