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How Will JWST Be Serviced?

21 Jan 2018, 18:42 UTC
How Will JWST Be Serviced?
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Question: In Hubble Space Telescope regular servicing missions and upgrades were done by spacewalks, then how it will be done in James Webb Telescope which will be placed in L2 point, if it needs any serving or upgrades? — Vinod
Answer: NASA has provided a FAQ for this question. The bottom line is that JWST will not be serviceable, but has been designed to be reliable without regular servicing.
Jeff Mangum

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