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    NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope slightly damaged by a larger-than-anticipated micrometeoroid

    The first significant micrometeoroid hit on NASA’s next-generation space observatory occurred less than six months after launch, but the agency seems unconcerned. On December 25, 2021, the James Webb Space Telescope, often known as Webb or JWST, was launched. It has spent the months since traveling out to its deep-space station and preparing for research […] More