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Hubble Telescope’s Successor To Be Launched In 2014

“The Hubble Telescope’s successor reached a milestone today as it passed a critical design review.

The James Webb Space Telescope was originally set to launch in 2013 but has run about $1B over budget and has been pushed back to a 2014 launch.

Today’s good news means that there shouldn’t be further delays as the JWST has accomplished all science and engineering requirements for all mission-critical design functionality.

Scientists, of course, think these delays and costs ‘pale in comparison to the secrets of the universe the James Webb Space Telescope is expected to unlock.’

These are exciting times for many realms of science, even if we’re somewhat saddened by it being the loyal Hubble’s twilight hours.”

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