Posted on January 26, 2022April 26, 2022 © 2023 by Linda Moulton HoweJames Webb Space Telescope Is Now Orbiting L2 Lagrange Point A Million Miles from Earth. “Why L2? If you try to stay closer, you've got to expend fuel to stay there. But at L2, in a halo orbit, the mission life for this vehicle will be the longest (perhaps 20 years).” — Scott Willoughby, Webb Program Manager, Northrop Grumman Click here to subscribe and get instant access to read this report. Click here to check your existing subscription status. Existing members, login below: Username or E-mail Password Remember Me Forgot Password Login © 1998 - 2023 by Linda Moulton Howe.All Rights Reserved.