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NASA launches world’s most powerful space telescope


  • World’s largest and most powerful space telescope has been launched successfully into orbit to make breakthrough discoveries on the origins of the Universe and Earth-like planets beyond our solar system.
  • The James Webb Space Telescope, NASA's premier space observatory of the next decade, launched in an Ariane rocket from the European Space Agency's base in French Guiana on Christmas Day.
  • The Webb telescope will reach its destination in solar orbit some 1.5 million km from Earth.