May 29, 2023

The James Webb telescope successfully deployed

Two weeks after takeoff, the craft is in its final configuration. A huge relief for NASA. “It is not the end, nor even the beginning ...
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Webb telescope: tears of joy for the start of a unique mission

STORY – The launch of the space observatory is just one step in a project that should revolutionize astrophysics. Special Envoy in Kourou (Guyana) “I ...
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The Webb telescope, a very strong dominant American project

DECRYPTION – France’s contribution is however far from negligible. If NASA is by far the main architect of the James-Webb Space Telescope (JWST), the European ...
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The Webb telescope, a high-risk launch

STORY – A European Ariane 5 rocket is due to take the most expensive observatory ever built on Saturday, with $ 10 billion spent on ...
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Webb telescope: France very involved

Crucial parts of the machine were born in Europe, with an important French participation coordinated by the Cnes. The most visible European contribution to the ...
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