TIL: The James Webb Space Telescope set to launch on December 22nd, has 344 single point failures, all of which must work perfectly and autonomously for the telescope to work by whatilearned December 6, 2021, 2:22 pm Read more: https://jwst.nasa.gov/content/about/launch.html What do you think? 12 Points Upvote Downvote 22ndautonomouslyDECemberfailuresjameslaunchperfectlypointsetsingleSpacetelescopeTILToday I learnedWebbwork See more Previous article How Period Accurate was Benedetta? Next article I want to die peacefully in my sleep, like my grandfather… 3 Comments Leave a Reply I though aerospace engineers were really good at designing redundancies into their systems…. Well fingers crossed I guess. Log in to Reply $10 says it RUDs before leaving the atmosphere Log in to Reply I really hope that they’re able to get it launched and deployed without any problems. Log in to Reply Leave a Reply Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.