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Meteor impact leaves ‘unrecoverable’ damage to James Webb Telescope mirror | DW | 07/20/2022

Meteor impact leaves 'unrecoverable' damage to James Webb Telescope mirror |  DW |  07/20/2022

[ad_1] Since its launch, the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) has been struck by at least 19 small space rocks. But one small rock in particular, a larger-than-expected micrometeorite, had a major impact on NASA’s newly commissioned Deep Space Telescope. Now the space agency has published images of the mirrors of its telescope in addition …

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The James Webb Space Telescope only has a tiny 68GB hard drive | DW | 07/19/2022

The James Webb Space Telescope only has a tiny 68GB hard drive |  DW |  07/19/2022

[ad_1] The James Webb Space Telescope has cost more than $10 billion to build, and now that it has reached its goal and calibrated its instruments, it is ready to begin its scientific operations with the first images already released. Considering the high cost, aside from the fact that the telescope represents the most advanced …

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