In this picture from a Nasa TV broadcast, the James Webb Space Telescope separates from Arianespace’s Ariane 5 rocket after launching from Europe’s Spaceport, the Guiana Space Centre in Kourou, French Guiana. Photo: AFP/ Nasa TV
In this picture from a Nasa TV broadcast, the James Webb Space Telescope separates from Arianespace’s Ariane 5 rocket after launching from Europe’s Spaceport, the Guiana Space Centre in Kourou, French Guiana. Photo: AFP/ Nasa TV
Space

Nasa’s James Webb telescope fully deployed in space, ready to study every phase of cosmic history

  • The most powerful space telescope ever built and the successor to Hubble, Webb is heading to its orbital point, a million miles (1.5 million km) from Earth
  • Webb’s infrared technology allows it to see the first stars and galaxies that formed 13.5 billion years ago

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In this picture from a Nasa TV broadcast, the James Webb Space Telescope separates from Arianespace’s Ariane 5 rocket after launching from Europe’s Spaceport, the Guiana Space Centre in Kourou, French Guiana. Photo: AFP/ Nasa TV
In this picture from a Nasa TV broadcast, the James Webb Space Telescope separates from Arianespace’s Ariane 5 rocket after launching from Europe’s Spaceport, the Guiana Space Centre in Kourou, French Guiana. Photo: AFP/ Nasa TV
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