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10 facts about the James Webb Space Telescope.

The James Webb Space Telescope so big that it doesn’t even fit inside the launch vehicle

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FACT ONE

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James Webb is the largest, most powerful space telescope ever built.

FACT TWO

02

James Webb is a joint project between NASA, the European Space Agency, and the Canadian Space Agency.

FACT THREE

03

The telescope is named after James E. Webb, who served as NASA's second administrator.

FACT FOUR

04

The total cost of the project is estimated to be around $8 billion.

FACT FIVE

05

It will be located 1 million miles from Earth.

FACT SIX

06

The telescope will be the size of a tennis court.

FACT SEVEN

07

The telescope is 21 feet (6.5 meters) long and has a primary mirror that is 21.3 feet (6.4 meters) in diameter.

FACT EIGHT

08

The JWST will weigh approximately 27,000 pounds (12,000 kilograms) when it launches.

FACT NINE

09

The telescope will have 18 different mirrors.

FACT TEN

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The telescope will be able to see objects that are 13 billion light years away from Earth.

EXTRA FACT ELEVEN

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The telescope will help us learn more about the universe and how it was formed

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