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Title    JWST Launch Christmas Morning
Date    Saturday December 25 2021, @11:30AM
Author    martyb
Topic   
from the this-time-for-sure! dept.
https://soylentnews.org/article.pl?sid=21/12/24/1551228

takyon writes:

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).

Previously:

Space science: The telescope that ate astronomy
JWST Primary Mirror Starting To Come Together
New Space Telescope's Giant Gold Mirror Unveiled (April 29th)
Telescope That 'Ate Astronomy' Is on Track to Surpass Hubble
James Webb Space Telescope Vibration Testing Completed
Launch of James Webb Space Telescope Delayed to Spring 2019
Launch of James Webb Space Telescope Could be Further Delayed
JWST: Too Big to Fail?
GAO: James Webb Space Telescope Launch Date Likely Will be Delayed (Again)
Launch of James Webb Space Telescope Delayed to May 2020, Could Exceed Budget Cap
NASA Announces JWST Independent Review Board Members
Screws and Washers Have Fallen Off JWST Amid Testing and Independent Review
Launch of James Webb Space Telescope Delayed Again, This Time to March 2021, Cost at $9.66 Billion
NASA Administrator at House Hearing: WFIRST Could be Delayed to Help Pay for JWST
James Webb Passes Critical Mission Review for 2021 Launch, Final Testing Nearing Completion
NASA Ominously Chooses Halloween 2021 to Launch Long-Delayed Space Telescope
The James Webb Space Telescope, NASA's Next Great Observatory, Passes Final Ground Tests
The James Webb Telescope has a Launch Date
NASA's James Webb Space Telescope Passes Crucial Launch-Simulation Tests
James Webb Telescope: Preparations Resume for December 22 Launch
NASA's James Webb Space Telescope Fully Fueled for Launch

Original Submission

Links

  1. "takyon" - https://soylentnews.org/~takyon/
  2. "James Webb Space Telescope reaches launch pad for Christmas liftoff" - https://www.space.com/james-webb-space-telescope-rocket-rollout
  3. "agency's website" - https://www.nasa.gov/nasalive
  4. "ESA launch kit" - https://esamultimedia.esa.int/docs/science/Webb-LaunchKit_EN.pdf
  5. "Space science: The telescope that ate astronomy" - http://www.nature.com/news/2010/101027/full/4671028a.html
  6. "JWST Primary Mirror Starting To Come Together" - https://soylentnews.org/article.pl?sid=15/11/20/010243
  7. "New Space Telescope's Giant Gold Mirror Unveiled (April 29th)" - https://soylentnews.org/article.pl?sid=16/06/20/189240
  8. "Telescope That 'Ate Astronomy' Is on Track to Surpass Hubble" - https://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/22/science/nasa-webb-space-telescope-hubble.html
  9. "James Webb Space Telescope Vibration Testing Completed" - https://soylentnews.org/article.pl?sid=17/03/30/017233
  10. "Launch of James Webb Space Telescope Delayed to Spring 2019" - https://soylentnews.org/article.pl?sid=17/10/01/186218
  11. "Launch of James Webb Space Telescope Could be Further Delayed" - https://soylentnews.org/article.pl?sid=17/12/07/0033207
  12. "JWST: Too Big to Fail?" - https://soylentnews.org/article.pl?sid=18/01/01/0127224
  13. "GAO: James Webb Space Telescope Launch Date Likely Will be Delayed (Again)" - https://soylentnews.org/article.pl?sid=18/03/03/2042225
  14. "Launch of James Webb Space Telescope Delayed to May 2020, Could Exceed Budget Cap" - https://soylentnews.org/article.pl?sid=18/03/27/1639210
  15. "NASA Announces JWST Independent Review Board Members" - https://soylentnews.org/article.pl?sid=18/04/12/2018248
  16. "Screws and Washers Have Fallen Off JWST Amid Testing and Independent Review" - https://soylentnews.org/article.pl?sid=18/05/04/1417231
  17. "Launch of James Webb Space Telescope Delayed Again, This Time to March 2021, Cost at $9.66 Billion" - https://soylentnews.org/article.pl?sid=18/06/28/0453238
  18. "NASA Administrator at House Hearing: WFIRST Could be Delayed to Help Pay for JWST" - https://soylentnews.org/article.pl?sid=18/07/27/1715238
  19. "James Webb Passes Critical Mission Review for 2021 Launch, Final Testing Nearing Completion" - https://soylentnews.org/article.pl?sid=21/07/08/0211217
  20. "NASA Ominously Chooses Halloween 2021 to Launch Long-Delayed Space Telescope" - https://soylentnews.org/article.pl?sid=20/07/19/220249
  21. "The James Webb Space Telescope, NASA's Next Great Observatory, Passes Final Ground Tests" - https://soylentnews.org/article.pl?sid=21/08/28/2144207
  22. "The James Webb Telescope has a Launch Date" - https://soylentnews.org/article.pl?sid=21/09/09/0020244
  23. "NASA's James Webb Space Telescope Passes Crucial Launch-Simulation Tests" - https://soylentnews.org/article.pl?sid=20/10/08/0127257
  24. "James Webb Telescope: Preparations Resume for December 22 Launch" - https://soylentnews.org/article.pl?sid=21/11/30/1012239
  25. "NASA's James Webb Space Telescope Fully Fueled for Launch" - https://soylentnews.org/article.pl?sid=21/12/08/0851209
  26. "Original Submission" - https://soylentnews.org/submit.pl?op=viewsub&subid=53001

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