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James Webb Telescope Project On Track: NASA
2011-12-07 11:24:07

NASA on Tuesday vowed that its James Webb Space Telescope project will be on track to launch in 2018, despite several delays and billions spent in over budget; the total projected cost is now at $8.8 billion. The project, which aims to build the world´s most powerful telescope that will be 100 times more powerful than the Hubble space telescope, has been riddled by setbacks and cost overruns. The project has been under threat by a Congressional subcommittee, looking to shut down the...

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