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Could the James Webb Telescope be serviced using Orion?

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Orion + SLS-1 would be capable of reaching L2, where the JWST will live. JWST has been fitted with an Orion-compatible docking ring, to use in the event of a deployment failure. read more

As it was not planned that James Webb Telescope would be serviced, it was not designed and built with servicing in mind. Then again, neither was Hubble supposed to have its primary optics repaired in orbit, which did not stop NASA. read more

NASA's James Webb Space Telescope sits inside Chamber A at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston after having completed its cryogenic testing on Nov. 18, 2017. This marked the telescope's final cryogenic testing, and it ensured the observatory is ready for the frigid, airless environment of space. read more

The James Webb Space Telescope is designed to cool itself without a dewar, using a combination of sunshield and radiators with the mid-infrared instrument using an additional cryocooler. The telescope's delays and cost increases can be compared to the Hubble Space Telescope. read more

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Science sent the Hubble telescope out into space, so it could capture light and the absence thereof, from the very beginning of time. And the telescope really did that. So now we know that there was once absolutely nothing, such a perfect nothing that there wasn't even nothing or once.
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