Webb Telescope’s Success Will Rest On New Technologies
November 16, 2021
When it came to inventing the successor to the Hubble Space Telescope, an instrument intended to image the universe’s first stars and galaxies, engineers faced the tyranny of the rocket fairing: how to fit a 269 ft.2 primary mirror—more than seven times the surface area of Hubble’s—into a 56-ft...
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