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James Webb Space Telescope - A Bigger and Better Time Machine

Publication date: 13 March 2008

Authors: P. Jakobsen & P. Jensen

Journal: ESA Bulletin
Volume: 133
Page: 32-40
Year: 2008

Copyright: ESA

Inspired by the success of the Hubble Space Telescope, NASA, ESA and the Canadian Space Agency have collaborated since 1996 on the design and construction of a scientifically worthy successor. Due to be launched from Kourou in 2013 on an Ariane-5 rocket, the James Webb Space Telescope is expected to have as profound and far-reaching an impact on astrophysics as did its famous predecessor.

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