James Webb’s damage report released!

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James Webb’s damage report released! Will it be able to continue its work?

James Webb's damage report released! Will it be able to continue her work?

The James Webb telescope was damaged by a micrometoroid in May 2022. NASA has released a damage report for the James Webb telescope.

The James Webb telescope was damaged by a rain of micrometeoroids before it began scientific research. Explaining that the damage will not disrupt the James Webb telescope mission, NASA announced that “significant irreparable damage” occurred after the collision.

James Webb’s damage report released! Will it be able to continue its work?

Damage to the James Webb telescope cannot be repaired

James Webb, who published his first image on July 12, continues to shed light on the unknown face of the universe. Announcing James Webb’s new mission, NASA will focus on targets that humanity does not know much about, such as the TRAPPIST-1 system and Super-Earths.

James Webb's damage report released! Will it be able to continue her work?

Publishing a report on the James Webb telescope, NASA announced that the problem in question affects only one of the 18 hexagonal mirrors. The 55-page report states that James Webb can stay in office and perform above expectations.

The team has tested the devices in recent months to detect any loss of functionality in the telescope. Underlining that the damage is not a problem, the team does not yet know whether it will cause other problems in the future.

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