Unfurling as it goes, in a month the James Webb telescope will begin to deliver its first images from deep space

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By Peter Brewer
December 31 2021 - 6:30pm
The Ariane-5 rocket leaves the launchpad on Christmas Day, with the $9.6 billion James Webb space telescope aboard. Picture: European Space Agency

Hundreds of thousands of kilometres above us, a great unfurling has begun, with Canberra's Deep Space Communications Network at Tidbinbilla playing a crucial role.

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Peter Brewer

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