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James Webb Space Telescope

The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) is set to launch December 24, 2021.
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Last updated: December 21, 2021
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It will launch on an ______ _ rocket
Ariane 5
It will launch from this South American territory?
French Guiana
What year did the project start?
1996
What year was the initial launch planned for?
2007
What 3 space agencies developed JWST?
NASA
European Space Agency
Canadian Space Agency
What wavelength of light is JWST primarily designed to observe?
infrared
What space telescope is JWST succeeding?
Hubble
The mirrors are covered in?
gold
How many segments is the primary mirror made of?
18
What shape are the mirror segments?
hexagon
JWST will orbit at the second ________ point
Lagrange
How many layers does the sunshield have?
5
JWST hopes to see light from the first stars and galaxies that formed in the Universe after the ___ ____
Big Bang
The telescope's namesake, James E. Webb was the administrator of NASA from...
1961
1968
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