Tag: James Webb Space Telescope

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KBR Continues to Support NASA Exploration with $640M Contract

March 21, 2022

Via: ASD News

KBR (NYSE: KBR) announced today it has been awarded a $640 million Ground Systems and Mission Operations-3 (GSMO-3) contract to support more than 10 NASA exploration missions, including continued efforts on the James Webb Space Telescope, Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter and […]

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NASA pushes back James Webb Space Telescope launch date

July 17, 2020

Via: Electronics Weekly

The original date – March 2021 – has been affected both by the Covid-19 pandemic and also technical issues. The decision was based on a recently completed schedule risk assessment of the remaining integration and test activities, said Nasa. The […]

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NASA’s JWST Completes Comprehensive Systems Test

July 15, 2020

Via: ASD News

Now that NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope has been assembled into its final form, testing teams seized the unique opportunity to perform a critical software and electrical analysis on the entire observatory as a single, fully connected vehicle. Known as […]