NASA puts JWST back on track, but ExoMars collaboration looks unlikely
Abstract:NASA's funding plans put the James Webb Space Telescope firmly on track for a launch in 2018, to widespread relief, but the essentially flat funding settlement for 2013 overall means something has to go. Planetary science seems hardest hit, with the especial blow for European planetary scientists of NASA pulling out of ExoMars, the ESA‐led mission to look for signs of life on Mars.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: April 1, 2012