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ESA Completes Instrument for WebbTelescope

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Posted 11 September 2013 - 11:41 AM

ESA completes second instrument for James Webb Space Telescope


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6 September 2013  ESA has completed the Near-Infrared Spectrograph, one of two instruments it is contributing to the international James Webb Space Telescope, a space observatory set for launch on an Ariane 5 rocket in 2018.

The James Webb Space Telescope, or JWST, is being built in a partnership between ESA, NASA and the Canadian Space Agency as the successor to the hugely successful Hubble space telescope.

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