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Scientists readying 'nerve center' for James Webb Space Telescope's operations at Baltimore institute

Scientists readying 'nerve center' for James Webb Space Telescope's operations at Baltimore institute

As the James Webb Space Telescope looks toward the farthest reaches of the universe, it will take direction from a glass-encased room of computer monitors that looks out on Baltimore's leafy Wyman Park.

The images the observatory beams back will be processed and shared with the world from offices just down the hall and up the street.

As anticipation builds ahead of the Webb telescope's October 2018 launch, Baltimore scientists are readying the facilities, equipment, software and personnel that will serve as its eyes and brain on Earth.

Researchers at the Space Telescope Science Institute on the edge of the Johns Hopkins University campus will guide the process of...

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