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Webb Telescope Not Damaged Following Mounting Incident, NASA Says

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A processing incident that caused the entire Webb Space Telescope to shake did not cause any perceptible damage to the...
Webb Telescope Not Damaged Following Mounting Incident, NASA Says

observatory, a NASA-led investigation has concluded.

"Engineering teams have completed additional testing confirming NASA's James Webb Space Telescope is ready for flight," as NASA explained in a statement.

That's a huge relief. This means launch preparations can continue as planned, with blast off now scheduled for Wednesday December 22 at 11:20 p.m. AEDT. Launch of the next-gen space telescope was originally scheduled for December 18, but a scary mounting incident at a satellite preparation facility in Kourou, French Guiana, resulted in a four day delay. Private contractor Arianespace is managing the launch for…
George Dvorsky, George Is A Senior Staff Reporter At Gizmodo.
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