Q. With reference to James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), consider the following statements;
1.It is a space telescope jointly developed by NASA, the European Space Agency (ESA) and the Canadian Space Agency (CSA).
2.It is currently at a point in space known as the Lagrange point L4.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: A
Notes:

Statement 1 is correct: It is a space telescope jointly developed by NASA, the European Space Agency (ESA) and the Canadian Space Agency (CSA).

Statement 2 is incorrect: It was launched on December 25, 2021, and is currently at a point in space known as the Sun-Earth L2 Lagrange point, approximately 1.5 million km beyond Earth’s orbit around the Sun.

Source: The Hindu