The James Webb telescope has passed all tests and is ready to launch

NASA's James Webb Space Telescope has successfully completed its final tests and is preparing to be sent to the

Launch Location: Scientific observations should begin 6 months after takeoff.

On August 26, NASA announced that the telescope passedall tests and now it is being prepared for transportation by water to the Kuru cosmodrome, which is located on the northeastern coast of South America. Shipping may start in September.

After the James Webb is delivered to the spaceport, experts will make sure that it does not havedamage, refuel and remove all protective covers from a number of elements of the telescope.Then it will be placed under the nose fairing of the Ariane 5 launch vehicle.

The launch of the telescope is scheduled for mid-November, but may drag on until early December 2021.

If the launch is successful, the observatory will deploy solar panels, a sun shield and a primary mirror.And then, in a month, it will reach the halo orbit around the second Lagrange point in the Sun-Earth system, where it will work5-10 years. 

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