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New Space Telescope May Be Scaled Back

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Science  13 May 2005:
Vol. 308, Issue 5724, pp. 935
DOI: 10.1126/science.308.5724.935

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Faced with a $1 billion cost overrun, NASA managers last week began to search for cheaper designs for the $3.5 billion James Webb Space Telescope.