James Webb Space Telescope

James Webb Space Telescope

Courtesy of NASA

http://www.jwst.nasa.gov



Overview
The James Webb infrared space telescope is in the process of being built with an anticipated launch date of 2018. It is being developed by an international team and will use the most innovative technologies available. The NASA website provides images that show how the satellite is being built and tested.


Launch
Expected in 2018


End of Mission
No ending date has been planned.


Goals
Study every phase in the history of our universe, ranging from the first luminous glows after the Big Bang, to the formation of solar systems capable of supporting life on planets like Earth, to the evolution of our own solar system.


Findings
There are not yet any findings.