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posted by martyb on Saturday December 25 2021, @11:30AM   Printer-friendly
from the this-time-for-sure! dept.

James Webb Space Telescope reaches launch pad for Christmas liftoff

The James Webb Space Telescope is due to launch on Saturday (Dec. 25) during a 32-minute window that opens at 7:20 a.m. EST (1220 GMT). The massive observatory will blast off from Kourou, French Guiana, atop an Ariane 5 rocket operated by European launch provider Arianespace. You can watch launch coverage live at Space.com beginning at 6 a.m. EST (1100 GMT) courtesy of NASA or you can watch directly at the agency's website.

ESA launch kit (PDF).

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  • (Score: -1, Troll) by Anonymous Coward on Saturday December 25 2021, @01:29PM (3 children)

    by Anonymous Coward on Saturday December 25 2021, @01:29PM (#1207766)

    i wonder what we need to see with it that will allow us to buy 5 bellon dollar$ worth of bitcoins...

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  • (Score: -1, Offtopic) by Anonymous Coward on Saturday December 25 2021, @01:31PM (2 children)

    by Anonymous Coward on Saturday December 25 2021, @01:31PM (#1207767)

    you need a account at "only fans" for the uhm..err... deep penetrating views of the loonyverse, first...
    (hint: god doesn't drive a ferrari)

    • (Score: -1, Offtopic) by Anonymous Coward on Saturday December 25 2021, @05:24PM (1 child)

      by Anonymous Coward on Saturday December 25 2021, @05:24PM (#1207817)

      Didn't Musk give Him a Tesla?

      • (Score: -1, Troll) by Anonymous Coward on Saturday December 25 2021, @06:15PM

        by Anonymous Coward on Saturday December 25 2021, @06:15PM (#1207821)

        i suppose we'll see HIM but since HE's sooo far away, the new telescope will see 1/10000 of his left toenail tho the debate will rage on and a new better telescope will be required to clarify which toenail it was exactly ...