NASA science chief states it is Alright to be “worried” or “terrified” about Webb

Enlarge / NASA’s science chief, Thomas Zurbuchen, has labored challenging to provide the oft-delayed James Webb Area Telescope to the launch pad.


For researchers who invest a ten years or far more setting up, creating, lobbying for, constructing, and tests exploratory spacecraft, the launch is constantly a pucker factor instant.

Several years and years of operate. Millions or even billions of pounds. It can all go up in a puff of smoke in seconds if one thing goes incorrect with the rocket. Compared with with most human spacecraft, there are no unexpected emergency escape units for scientific spacecraft. Some

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