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Observing the Dawn of the Universe.. James Webb.. The Biggest Telescope Ever Known to Mankind.. Infographic

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James Webb Telescope The James Webb Space Telescope.. After 25 years of work on the dawn of the universe, a giant leap in space science has been made by mankind with the launch of the new space telescope after the famous Hubble Observatory, which was able to capture a deep view of the dawn of the universe. This massive project will help humanity see the past after the Big Bang.

The James Webb telescope is distinguished by its ability to observe a great deal of infrared light, the light from celestial bodies that travels long distances in space and reaches Earth in the form of infrared rays, which means that modern telescopes give much more. A deeper view of the universe..


James Webb is the greatest telescope known to mankind

James Webb Project Details:

1996 Start of implementation

$500 million initial budget

2007 was decided to release due to technical reasons

$10 billion final budget

2013 Assembly began at Goddard Space Flight Center

Launched December 25, 2021

January 4, 2022 Heat Shield Released

On January 24, 2022 he achieved the specified goal

James Webb Telescope details
James Webb Telescope details

James Webb Telescope Components:

Cameras and spectrometers

Size: 21 x 14M

Weight: 6.2 tons

Main mirror with 18 pieces

Single piece diameter 6.5 m

Secondary glass: 0.74

Sun shield: 5 layers, 0.025 – 0.05 mm thick.

Components of the James Webb Telescope
Components of the James Webb Telescope
Objectives and features of the James Webb telescope
Objectives and features of the James Webb telescope

James Webb Telescope Objectives and Features:

1.5 million km from Earth

The age of the universe is more than 13 billion years past observation

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Observation of light emitted immediately after the Big Bang

Provides unprecedented insight into the composition of planetary atmospheres

Finding fingerprints of life on planets within 60 hours

Measuring planetary systems and searching for possible life in them

Observing the formation of stars and galaxies

Discovery of the first galaxies formed after the Big Bang

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