“ATK’s completion of the flight backplane is a significant indicator of the major progress the program is making,” said Scott Willoughby, Webb Telescope vice president and program manager, Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems. “We are moving steadily forward in the march to launch in 2018, thanks to the outstanding efforts of our teammate ATK.”
Today (February 17) At 3 p.m., NASA TV will air a news conference with Glenn and Carpenter. The event will take place at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in the Mercury Mission Control exhibit.
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#JWST VIDEO: KTLA :: "A Sneak Peek at the Next-Gen Telescope - Dave Malkoff reports, KTLA 5's Dave Malkoff gets a sneak peek at NASA's new space telescope."
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— My #JWST Q&A with Denise Chow at space.com
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