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The mirror of the James Webb Space Telescope: looking into the past

The mirror of the James Webb Space Telescope: looking into the past

Source: NASA Spaceflight
Date Published: 11/13/2021

When the joint NASA/ESA/CSA James Webb Space Telescope launches atop an Ariane 5 rocket this December, it will carry with it one of the largest telescopic mirrors ever developed. Considerably larger than the Hubble Space Telescope’s 2.4 m mirror, James Webb’s mirror will be a massive 6.5 diameter mirror, made up of 18 hexagonal, gold-plated beryllium mirror segments.

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Ken & Judy O
Ken & Judy O' Neill
2 years ago

The greatest telescope so far ever developed which can look back to our humble beginnings .
Lets hope we find what we are looking for .