The primary mirror of NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, which is 100 times more sensitive than Hubble.
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The launch of NASA's next giant space telescope has been delayed until at least May 2020, the U.S. space agency said Tuesday, in the latest setback for the much-anticipated project. The James Webb Space Telescope – which NASA has long expected to replace the fabled Hubble – was initially meant to go into service this year but has faced multiple hitches.NASA must then provide an update to Congress.The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) will weigh about 6,100 kilograms.The James Webb telescope is named after NASA's second administrator, in office from 1961 to 1968 .
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