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James Webb Space Telescope
James Webb Space Telescope model
Sax oot o 18 mirrors o the James Webb Space Telescope bein subjectit tae temperatur dippin test
Mission teep Astronomy
Operator NASA / ESA / CSA / STScI[1]
Wabsteix jwst.nasa.gov
sci.esa.int/jwst
asc-csa.gc.ca
jwst.stsci.edu
Mission duration 5 years (design)
10 years (goal)
Spacecraft properties
Manufacturer Northrop Grumman
Ball Aerospace
Launch mass 6,500 kg (14,300 lb)[2]
Dimensions 20.197 m × 14.162 m (66.26 ft × 46.46 ft) (sunshield)
Pouer 2,000 watts
Stairt o mission
Launch date Atween Mairch an Juin 2019[3]
Rocket Ariane 5 ECA
Launch steid Kourou ELA-3
Contractor Arianespace
Orbital parameters
Reference seestem Sun–Yird L2
Regime Halo orbit
Periapsis 374,000 km (232,000 mi)[4]
Apoapsis 1,500,000 km (930,000 mi)[4]
Period 6 months
Epoch plan
Main
Teep Korsch telescope
Diameter 6.5 m (21 ft)
Focal lenth 131.4 m (431 ft)
Collectin aurie 25 m2 (270 sq ft)
Wavelenths frae 0.6 µm (orange)
tae 28.5 µm (mid-infrareid)
Transponders
Baund S-baund (TT&C support)
Ka baund (data acquiseetion)
Baundweenth S-baund up: 16 kbit/s
S-band down: 40 kbit/s
Ka baund doun: up tae 28 Mbit/s

JWST logo
James Webb Space Telescope insignia

 

The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) is a space telescope developit in coordination amang NASA, the European Space Agency, an the Canadian Space Agency.[5]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "NASA JWST FAQ "Who are the partners in the Webb project?"". NASA. Retrieved 18 November 2011. 
  2. "JWST - Frequently Asked Questions". NASA. Retrieved 29 June 2015. 
  3. "NASA's James Webb Space Telescope to be Launched Spring 2019". NASA. September 28, 2017. 
  4. 4.0 4.1 "JWST (James Webb Space Telescope)". ESA eoPortal. Retrieved 29 June 2015. 
  5. "About the James Webb Space Telescope". Retrieved 13 January 2012.