NASA, Partners Confirm Webb Launch on December 25 from French Guiana
By Space Coast Daily // December 23, 2021
(NASA) – NASA, ESA (European Space Agency), and Arianespace confirmed a targeted launch date of Saturday, Dec. 25, for the James Webb Space Telescope.
A 32-minute launch window opens at 7:20 a.m. EST in Kourou, French Guiana (9:20 a.m. GFT/12:20 UTC).
An Ariane 5 rocket will lift off from Europe’s Spaceport carrying NASA’s next-generation space observatory.