First Of Webb’s Primary Mirror Wing Panels Deployed

Credit: NASA
CAPE CANAVERAL—Flight controllers at the Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore are closing in on the final steps to reconfigure the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), with the first of two primary mirror wing panels extended and latched into place on Jan. 7. The final deployment in what has...
Irene Klotz

Irene Klotz is Senior Space Editor for Aviation Week, based in Cape Canaveral. Before joining Aviation Week in 2017, Irene spent 25 years as a wire service reporter covering human and robotic spaceflight, commercial space, astronomy, science and technology for Reuters and United Press International.

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