James Webb Space Telescope Deployment Complete

NASA JWST Project Manager Bill Ochs, left, and Telescope Commissioning Manager John Durning share a celebratory fist bump after confirming the observatory’s primary mirror wing was locked into place.
Credit: NASA / Bill Ingalls
CAPE CANAVERAL—Two weeks after the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) was launched into orbit, the final segment of its 21-ft.-dia. primary mirror—the largest mirror ever flown on a space observatory—was rotated into position, completing NASA’s risky and most technically complicated series of in...

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