Infrared: Inside the huge space observatory that operates from a point in space four times further away than the moon.

Infrared: Inside the huge space observatory that operates from a point in space four times further away than the moon.

James Webb Space Telescope Mirrors Will Piece Together Cosmic Puzzles: The primary mirror of NASA's James Webb Space Telescope that consists of 18 hexagonal mirrors looks like a giant puzzle piece standing in the massive clean room of NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt Maryland. The telescope will help piece together puzzles scientists have been trying to solve throughout the cosmos.

James Webb Space Telescope Mirrors Will Piece Together Cosmic Puzzles

James Webb Space Telescope Mirrors Will Piece Together Cosmic Puzzles: The primary mirror of NASA's James Webb Space Telescope that consists of 18 hexagonal mirrors looks like a giant puzzle piece standing in the massive clean room of NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt Maryland. The telescope will help piece together puzzles scientists have been trying to solve throughout the cosmos.

James Webb Space Telescope before its departure from Goddard Space Flight Center

James Webb Space Telescope before its departure from Goddard Space Flight Center

The James Webb Space Telescope, often called the successor to Hubble, is scheduled for a 2018 launch.

The James Webb Space Telescope, often called the successor to Hubble, is scheduled for a 2018 launch.

NASA engineers recently unveiled the giant golden mirror of NASA's James Webb Space Telescope as part of the integration and testing of the infrared telescope.

James Webb Space Telescope's Golden Mirror Unveiled

NASA engineers recently unveiled the giant golden mirror of NASA's James Webb Space Telescope as part of the integration and testing of the infrared telescope.

Tomorrow's telescopes will give us a glimpse of the earliest years of our universe. This is life after Hubble.

Tomorrow's telescopes will give us a glimpse of the earliest years of our universe. This is life after Hubble.

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