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Spacewatch: James Webb telescope to launch in December

17 Sep 2021, 05:00 UTC
Spacewatch: James Webb telescope to launch in December NASA/Chris Gunn

The European Space Agency (Esa), Nasa and Arianespace have announced that the James Webb space telescope’s target launch date is 18 December. It will be carried into space from Europe’s spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, atop an Ariane 5 rocket, which has been designated flight VA256.

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