$10 Billion Webb Space Telescope Arrives at Europe’s Spaceport

The James Webb Space Telescope, a once-in-a-generation space mission, arrived safely at Pariacabo harbor in French Guiana on October 12, 2021, ahead of its launch on an Ariane 5 rocket from Europe’s Spaceport. Credit: ESA/CNES/Arianespace

The James Webb Space Telescope has arrived safely at Pariacabo harbor in French Guiana. ESA in close collaboration with NASA will now prepare this once-in-a-generation mission for its launch on Ariane 5 from Europe’s Spaceport this December.
Few space science missions have been as eagerly anticipated as the James Webb Space Telescope (Webb). As the next great space science observatory following Hubble, Webb is designed …