Reflecting on the Webb telescope mirrors
From ore to space, an incredible 24-year project takes flight Metal Tech News – December 29, 2021
Last updated 7/12/2022 at 1:22pm
Although delayed by a few extra days, a historic event occurred this Christmas with the launch of what is set to become mankind's most powerful "eye" into the unknown, the James Webb Space Telescope.
Composed of 18 4.3 feet diameter hexagonal-shaped mirror segments, with a central primary mirror of 21.4 feet, years of innovation, ingenious problem-solving, and sheer determination have set the s...
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