James Webb Space Telescope will “absolutely” not launch in March

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On Wednesday, the chief of NASA’s science programs said the James Webb Space Telescope will not meet its current schedule of launching in March 2021.


Looks like the James Webb Space Telescope is still some time away. Launch in 20210? Who knows!

“This team has stayed on its toes and pushed this telescope forward.”

“We will not launch in March,” said Thomas Zurbuchen, the space agency’s associate administrator for science. “Absolutely we will not launch in March. That is not in the cards right now. That’s not because they did anything wrong. It’s not anyone’s fault or mismanagement.

Source:  https://arstechnica.com/science/2020/06/james-webb-space-telescope-will-absolutely-not-launch-in-march/

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