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JWST Gets Ready For Launch : Astronomy News from Space Junk Podcast

Welcome to our first segment of Astronomy News from Space Junk Podcast. The successor to Hubble is finally getting ready for launch. This month the mission team at Northrop Grumman are putting the final touches on the telescope and testing is almost complete. Soon, the telescope will be placed on a ship to French Guyana where it will hopefully launch in October. 

Timestamps for JWST Gets Ready For Launch - Astronomy News from Space Junk Podcast

00:57 – Introducing new series on astronomy news 

1:15 – JWST updates- where is the mission now? 

1:48 – What they did that makes this latest update so exciting  

3:13 – What is left to tidy up before launch  

4:45 – Date planned for shipping  

5:08 – Some issues that can stall the mission 

7:05 – Some solutions to technical issues found  

8:02 – How JWST will change astronomy forever 

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