Webb Telescope Faces 5-8 Month Launch Setback

Credit: JWST: NASA
HOUSTON—The planned launch of NASA’s $8.8 billion James Webb Space Telescope is slipping from October 2018 to between March and June of 2019 to accommodate further hardware integration and pre-mission preparations, the space agency announced Sept. 28. JWST’s five- to 10-year mission to seek out the...

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