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Northrop Grumman, NASA Complete Environmental Testing of James Webb Space Telescope; Scott Willoughby Quoted

James Webb

Northrop Grumman Corporation, in partnership with NASA, has completed environmental testing on the James Webb Space Telescope. With the successful trials, the company has proven Webb’s ability to withstand harsh environmental characteristics. “The completion of environmental testing is a major step forward in our preparations for Webb’s historic launch and a testament to the remarkable dedication of the team,” said Scott Willoughby.

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NASA-Created Board: Lack of Adjustments, Additional Funds Could Impact WFIRST Mission Implementation

A NASA-established independent review board has released a report saying the Wide-Field Infrared Survey Telescope mission is “not executable” without additional resources and modifications to the spacecraft, Space News reported Sunday. The WFIRST Independent External Technical/Management/Cost Review panel said in a 65-page report released Wednesday that changes to the WFIRST project …

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