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(NASA)   The launch of the James Webb Space Telescope is two years away... and always will be   ( nasa.gov) divider line
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2017-09-29 11:23:07 AM  
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nekom: How do I launched Webb?

They need to do way instain congress> who kill thier webbys, becuse these webbys cant fright back? It was on the news this mroing a senator in dc who had kill nasa three projects, they are taking the three project back to floriduh to lady to rest. my pary are with the astronomers who lost their funidng ; i am truley sorry for your lots
2017-09-29 10:40:28 AM  
3 votes:
How do I launched Webb?
2017-09-29 12:57:12 PM  
2 votes:

bigfatbuddhist: Felgraf: bigfatbuddhist: I am SO looking forward to this...

I am going to be so farking worried on launch day up to and until that thing is unfolded and operational.

This is the one that will be looking for the black hole at the Milky Way's center, right?

I can see forever*

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*observable forever
2017-09-29 11:49:25 AM  
2 votes:
It's called time dilation, duh. We may never know what happens beyond the James Webb space telescope event horizon.
2017-09-30 11:37:37 AM  
1 vote:

lindseyp: icam: jaytkay: I can't wrap my mind around the folding needed to fit into the rocket. The package in the Ariane rocket is 15 feet wide (and 53 feet long). Then it unfolds to this:
[upload.wikimedia.org image 640x425]

Like this:
 [iFrame https://www.youtube.com/embed/30Lv8JjCqhU?rel=0&showinfo=0&autoplay=1 - _x_]

I like this one,  shows a lot of detail about the deployment.  If and when...
[Youtube-video https://www.youtube.com/embed/LiHG-hzeOnM]

That was extraordinary. Thanks.

/The optimist in me says that I can hardly wait to see what all this thing can do. A real game-changer.
//The pessimist says "Man, there's a lot of shiat that can go wrong in full deployment."
///The third slashie says "Shut the fark up you pessimist bastard. Fark you.

////Fourth slashie says "Well, that escalated quickly."
2017-09-29 10:35:03 AM  
1 vote:
I remember being in middle school and reading about how this thing was going to launch in 2008.
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