World News
IN SHORT
Sunday, July 22, 2018

Channels
frontpage
world
entertainment
odd news
politics
science
technology
health
sports
business

Latest
Overview
world
entertainment
odd news
politics
science
technology
health
sports
business
AD
After review, NASA resets Webb Telescope launch for 2021 with $9.66B price tag
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
NASA says the launch of its flagship James Webb Space Telescope is being rescheduled for no earlier than 2021, with its total price tag boosted to $9.66 billion. That price tag includes a development cost of $8.8 billion, which breaks the $8 billion development cost cap mandated by Congress in 2011. That was the last time the Webb project went through a do-or-die debate. “Congress will have to reauthorize Webb through this next cycle of authorization,” NASA Associate Administrator Steve Jurczyk said today during a teleconference announcing the reset. NASA officials strongly supported going ahead with the telescope, which is… Read More read more
Disclaimer: Chances are that this post was requested by an advertiser.

(Possibly) Related news

More in world