Question 6 of 95 in In the News 2021
Started Sep 24, 2021 05:00PM UTC   •   Closing Jan 01, 2022 08:01AM UTC

Ist191 asks:

Will the James Webb telescope be launched successfully before 1 January 2022?

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The James Webb Space Telescope, scheduled for launch 18 December 2021, will be the most powerful space telescope ever launched (Vox, NASA). A launch will be considered successful upon a successful Ariane 5 main stage separation (Arianespace, WebTelescope.org).

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NOTE 24 September 2021: When launch, the question read "...before 1 January 2023." It has been revised to "...before 1 January 2022."

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