James Webb Space Telescope goes out into lunar orbit after 2nd course correction

Agency officials said Monday, NASA’s next-generation space observatory has gone beyond the moon’s orbit after nailing the second of three required flight-correcting burns. .

The long wait James Webb . Space Telescope launched on Saturday (December 25), starting a month-long rollout. During that deployment, the observatory had to perform three burns to correct its orbit, the first of them begins 12.5 hours after launch and lasts 65 minutes; The second, much shorter, burn is now also complete.

https://www.space.com/james-webb-space-telescope-beyond-moon-orbit James Webb Space Telescope goes out into lunar orbit after 2nd course correction

Chris Estrada

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