NASA’s largest area telescope launch countdown has begun. The James Webb Area Telescope might be launched at the moment on Christmas Day, December 25, and area fans can watch all of the motion reside. The telescope is scheduled to be launched from the Guiana Area Middle in Kourou, French Guiana, at 7:20am EST (5:50pm IST). The area company might be streaming James Webb’s flight and reside countdown commentary on NASA Dwell. Aside from that, NASA may also broadcast the launch on numerous social media channels. The James Webb Area Telescope is a successor to Hubble Area Telescope.
You possibly can watch the livestream under:
The opposite choices to look at the reside broadcast embody NASA TV, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and the NASA app. On Fb, you can even join the event and interact with different people who find themselves watching the launch.
Based on a NASA blog post, the published will characteristic spectacular scenes from the launch web site in Kourou in addition to commentary from consultants. Viewers can even see unbelievable clips displaying the telescope’s improvement, in-person talks on expertise, and cutting-edge animations depicting how the telescope will unfold as soon as it reaches area.
Nonetheless, until you await the launch occasion to start out, you may watch a YouTube collection titled Journey to Space, showcasing the James Webb Area Telescope’s story to date.
The launch might be broadcast reside from the French Guiana launch web site of the James Webb Area Telescope, NASA’s Goddard Area Flight Middle in Greenbelt, Maryland, US, and the Area Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore, Maryland. The printed will proceed for about an hour after the launch, and observe the preliminary milestones post-launch.