The James Webb Space Telescope is scheduled to launch in French Guiana on December 24, 2021 at 9:20 a.m. local time.
The flagship telescope is now packaged for space travel in the nose cone of its Ariane 5 rocket.
The final readiness for launch check will be conducted on Tuesday, December 21, 2021 to ensure that the Webb Space Telescope is ready for launch.
Home page place, Monday, December 20, 2021), if everything goes according to plan, the Ariane 5 rocket will be launched to the launch pad of the Guiana spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana.
NASA calls Webb the successor to the previously launched Hubble space telescope. The science Hubble won includes showing that the universe is accelerating in its expansion and finding new moons around Pluto.
That way, the project, valued at $ 9.8 billion, is poised to take the baton after years of delays in getting it started.
Scientists hope Telescope will open up more knowledge about the universe.
The telescope will travel to a remote location about 1.6 million kilometers from Earth known as the Lagrange point, a gravitationally stable location between two celestial bodies.