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James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) is a planned (to be launched in 2018) space telescope optimized for observations in the infrared. It is the formal successor to the Hubble Space Telescope and the Spitzer Space Telescope. It has been in planning since 1996 and represents a collaboration of about 17 countries led by NASA, and ..
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