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James Webb Space Telescope has locked onto guide star in crucial milestone

The James Webb Space Telescope’s key pointing instrument is working well in testing, according to two space agencies involved with the observatory’s commissioning work.

The Fine Guidance Sensor (FGS), a contribution from Honeywell on behalf of the Canadian Space Agency, successfully  “locked on” to a specific guide star in tracking mode on Sunday (Feb. 13), the CSA reported Thursday (Feb. 17).

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