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NASA Webb Telescope Fueled for late December Launch on Ariane 5 Rocket: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL, FL – NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) has been fueled with propellants to steer itself in space and carry out its groundbreaking science observations and is nearly ready for flight as launch preparations were resumed following a payload processing incident in mid-November that delayed the scheduled launch date on an Arianespace Ariane 5

NASA Webb Space Telescope Completes Rigorous Tests Required for Rocket Launch

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL, FL – After years of hard work and long hours by many teams of dedicated workers NASA’s fully assembled James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) has at last fully and successfully completed all of the very harsh prelaunch environmental stress testing involving acoustics and vibrations required to clear the mammoth observatory for a rocket  launch to space