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Caption: This image shows up Webb will be folded and stowed in the Ariane 5 spacecraft. Webb's solar panel is deployed about 1/2 hour after launch to provide power for the mission. The rest of the deployments take place in the next 4 days en route to L2. Webb will arrive in the vicinity of L2 in 30 days and will get into final orbit by 90 days.

Credit: Northrop Grumman


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