By Roger Coppock and Miriam Raftery
Photo: the James Webb Space Telescope, the premier space science observatory of the next decade, is targeted for launch Dec. 25 from Europe's Spaceport in French Guiana. Courtesy of NASA/Chris Gunn
December 22, 2021 (San Diego) -- Look out Santa! Steer your sleigh carefully. The new Webb Space Telescope, the world’s largest and most powerful space science telescope, is scheduled to launch this Saturday, Christmas morning at 4:20 a.m. California time.