Saturday, April 16, 2011

Primary Mirror Segments

What a great image...

NASA's Next Generation Space Telescope Marks Key Milestone - NASA/MSFC/David Higginbotham

NASA's Next Generation Space Telescope Marks Key Milestone

NASA image release April 14, 2011

NASA engineer Ernie Wright looks on as the first six flight ready James Webb Space Telescope's primary mirror segments are prepped to begin final cryogenic testing at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala.

Credit: NASA/MSFC/David Higginbotham

To read more go to: www.nasa.gov/centers/marshall/news/jwst/11-111.html

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