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NASA launches revolutionary space telescope to give glimpse of early universe

Arianespace's Ariane 5 rocket, with NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope onboard, launches from Europe’s Spaceport, the Guiana Space Center in Kourou, French Guiana December 25, 2021 in a still image from video.   NASA/NASA TV/Handout via REUTERS.

Arianespace's Ariane 5 rocket, with NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope onboard, launches from Europe’s Spaceport, the Guiana Space Center in Kourou, French Guiana December 25, 2021 in a still image from video. NASA/NASA TV/Handout via REUTERS.

Arianespace's Ariane 5 rocket, with NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope onboard, launches from Europe’s Spaceport, the Guiana Space Center in Kourou, French Guiana December 25, 2021 in a still image from video. NASA/NASA TV/Handout via REUTERS.
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Arianespace's Ariane 5 rocket, with NASA?s James Webb Space Telescope onboard, launches from Europe?s Spaceport, the Guiana Space Center in Kourou, French Guiana December 25, 2021 in a still image from video.   NASA/NASA TV/Handout via REUTERS.

Arianespace's Ariane 5 rocket, with NASA?s James Webb Space Telescope onboard, launches from Europe?s Spaceport, the Guiana Space Center in Kourou, French Guiana December 25, 2021 in a still image from video. NASA/NASA TV/Handout via REUTERS.

Arianespace's Ariane 5 rocket, with NASA?s James Webb Space Telescope onboard, launches from Europe?s Spaceport, the Guiana Space Center in Kourou, French Guiana December 25, 2021 in a still image from video. NASA/NASA TV/Handout via REUTERS.
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Arianespace's Ariane 5 rocket, with NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope onboard, launches from Europe’s Spaceport, the Guiana Space Center in Kourou, French Guiana December 25, 2021.   NASA/Chris Gunn/Handout via REUTERS.

Arianespace's Ariane 5 rocket, with NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope onboard, launches from Europe’s Spaceport, the Guiana Space Center in Kourou, French Guiana December 25, 2021. NASA/Chris Gunn/Handout via REUTERS.

Arianespace's Ariane 5 rocket, with NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope onboard, launches from Europe’s Spaceport, the Guiana Space Center in Kourou, French Guiana December 25, 2021. NASA/Chris Gunn/Handout via REUTERS.
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FILE PHOTO: Engineers unpack, clean and prepare the James Webb Space Telescope ahead of its scheduled launch into orbit, upon its arrival at the launch site in Kourou, French Guiana, as seen in this NASA image released on November 2, 2021 and obtained by Reuters on December 13, 2021. NASA/Chris Gunn/Handout via REUTERS

FILE PHOTO: Engineers unpack, clean and prepare the James Webb Space Telescope ahead of its scheduled launch into orbit, upon its arrival at the launch site in Kourou, French Guiana, as seen in this NASA image released on November 2, 2021 and...more

FILE PHOTO: Engineers unpack, clean and prepare the James Webb Space Telescope ahead of its scheduled launch into orbit, upon its arrival at the launch site in Kourou, French Guiana, as seen in this NASA image released on November 2, 2021 and obtained by Reuters on December 13, 2021. NASA/Chris Gunn/Handout via REUTERS
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The James Webb Space Telescope is packed up for shipment to its launch site in Kourou, French Guiana in an undated photograph at Northrop Grumman's Space Park in Redondo Beach, California.  NASA/Chris Gunn/Handout via REUTERS

The James Webb Space Telescope is packed up for shipment to its launch site in Kourou, French Guiana in an undated photograph at Northrop Grumman's Space Park in Redondo Beach, California. NASA/Chris Gunn/Handout via REUTERS

The James Webb Space Telescope is packed up for shipment to its launch site in Kourou, French Guiana in an undated photograph at Northrop Grumman's Space Park in Redondo Beach, California. NASA/Chris Gunn/Handout via REUTERS
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