Numlock News: November 23, 2021 • Propeller …

By Walt Hickey Webb The James Webb telescope suffered a setback following an incident where a clamp band unexpectedly released and caused a vibration on the observatory, which is bad, we don’t like it when observatories get vibrated. The telescope, which aims to be the heir to Hubble and cost $10 billion, has sustained significant delays over the cost of its development despite being one of the most high-stakes projects in astronomy. The end result of the vibration is the earliest launch date that Webb could go to space got pushed back

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