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Webb in the Northrop Grumman cleanroom
Spring has arrived, the flowers are blooming and so have the mirrors of NASA's James Webb Space Telescope. These three pictures help visually show how Webb’s iconic 21 foot 4-inch (6.5 meter) primary mirror has been built to fold to a much smaller size for takeoff.
Read more about Webb's recently successful mirror deployment test: go.nasa.gov/2Rq09P0Credit:
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|8 January 2022, 18:00
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