James Webb Space Telescope Fully Aligned Written 29 April 2022


Artist’s concept of the James Webb Space Telescope in space with its major elements fully deployed. | Credit: GSFC/CIL/Adriana Manrique Gutierrez; NASA

CNN reports that the James Webb Space Telescope is now “completely aligned, according to the NASA’s Webb team.” Webb “will be able to peer inside the atmospheres of exoplanets and observe some of the first galaxies created after the universe began by observing them through infrared light, which is invisible to the human eye.” The first high-resolution images “Webb collects of the cosmos aren’t expected until the end of June since the observatory’s instruments still need to be calibrated.”
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