written by chelsea gohd, on january 24th, 2022

what: james webb space telescope arrived at final parking point
when: written january 24, 2022
where: at l2, 1 million miles from earth
why: to study the early universe, figure out how fast our universe is expanding and accelerating, and look at objects ranging from galaxies to exoplanets.
how: by using thrusters to boost it into its final orbit

interesting fact: It’s orbiting in the bowl of the big dipper, from the perspective of earth. we expect the first science images from jwst to come back in about five months

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