James Webb Space Telescope

The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) is a space telescope developit in coordination amang NASA, the European Space Agency, an the Canadian Space Agency.[5]

James Webb Space Telescope
James Webb Space Telescope model
Sax oot o 18 mirrors o the James Webb Space Telescope bein subjectit tae temperatur dippin test
Mission teepAstronomy
OperatorNASA / ESA / CSA / STScI[1]
Wabsteixjwst.nasa.gov
sci.esa.int/jwst
asc-csa.gc.ca
jwst.stsci.edu
Mission duration5 years (design)
10 years (goal)
Spacecraft properties
ManufacturerNorthrop Grumman
Ball Aerospace
Launch mass6,500 kg (14,300 lb)[2]
Dimensions20.197 m × 14.162 m (66.26 ft × 46.46 ft) (sunshield)
Pouer2,000 watts
Stairt o mission
Launch dateAtween Mairch an Juin 2019[3]
RocketAriane 5 ECA
Launch steidKourou ELA-3
ContractorArianespace
Orbital parameters
Reference seestemSun–Yird L2
RegimeHalo orbit
Periapsis374,000 km (232,000 mi)[4]
Apoapsis1,500,000 km (930,000 mi)[4]
Period6 months
Epochplan
Main
TeepKorsch telescope
Diameter6.5 m (21 ft)
Focal lenth131.4 m (431 ft)
Collectin aurie25 m2 (270 sq ft)
Wavelenthsfrae 0.6 µm (orange)
tae 28.5 µm (mid-infrareid)
Transponders
BaundS-baund (TT&C support)
Ka baund (data acquiseetion)
BaundweenthS-baund up: 16 kbit/s
S-band down: 40 kbit/s
Ka baund doun: up tae 28 Mbit/s
JWST logo
James Webb Space Telescope insignia  

ReferencesEedit

  1. "NASA JWST FAQ "Who are the partners in the Webb project?"". NASA. Retrieved 18 November 2011.
  2. "JWST - Frequently Asked Questions". NASA. Retrieved 29 Juin 2015.
  3. "NASA's James Webb Space Telescope to be Launched Spring 2019". NASA. 28 September 2017.
  4. a b "JWST (James Webb Space Telescope)". ESA eoPortal. Retrieved 29 Juin 2015.
  5. "About the James Webb Space Telescope". Retrieved 13 Januar 2012.