Astronautics Vocabulary

The Astronautics Vocabulary is a glossary of terms that pertain to the science and technology of spaceflight. This alphabetical list can be navigated by clicking on the letters A-Z displayed on this page.

Definition of James Webb Space Telescope (JWST)

Translation:
télescope spatial James Webb
Definition:
Successor to the highly successful Hubble Space Telescope that will use the near-infrared and mid-infrared wavelengths. Formerly known as Next Generation Space Telescope (NGST).
Other Definition:
None
Synonym:
Next Generation Space Telescope (NGST)
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