JAN 15, 2018 07:06 PM PST

How Much Do You Know About the James Webb Space Telescope?


The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) is slated to become the next major space observatory. It will succeed NASA's Hubble Space Telescope for exploring deep space and hopefully uncover answers to several questions about our universe that remain today.

NASA recently announced that the JWST was on its way to Northrop Grumman in California to complete assembly and some final tests before it launched in 2019. That aside, how much do you actually know about the JWST?

In this piece, NASA shares a bevy of intriguing facts that you might not have known about it.

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  • Fascinated by scientific discoveries and media, Anthony found his way here at LabRoots, where he would be able to dabble in the two. Anthony is a technology junkie that has vast experience in computer systems and automobile mechanics, as opposite as those sound.
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