NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope launch: Live updates

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New launch date set

On Saturday, Dec. 11, NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope was secured on top of the Ariane 5 rocket that will launch it to space from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana.

(Image credit score: M.Pedoussaut/ESA)

The James Webb Space Telescope is now scheduled to launch no sooner than Christmas Eve (Dec. 24), NASA introduced immediately.

“The James Webb Space Telescope team is working a communication issue between the observatory and the launch vehicle system,” NASA officers said in a statement. “This will delay the launch date to no earlier than Friday, Dec. 24. We will provide more information about the new launch date no later than Friday, Dec. 17.”

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