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James Webb Space Telescope Mirror Halfway Complete

2017-12-08

NASA

NASA
Washington, DC, United States

Inside NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center's massive clean room in Greenbelt, Maryland, the ninth flight mirror was installed onto the telescope structure with a robotic arm. This marks the halfway completion point for the James Webb Space Telescope's segmented primary mirror.

This rare overhead shot of the James Webb Space Telescope shows the nine primary flight mirrors installed on the telescope structure in a clean room at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland.

Credits: NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center/Chris Gunn

Read more: go.nasa.gov/1kqK6fW

Details

  • Title: James Webb Space Telescope Mirror Halfway Complete
  • Date Created: 2017-12-08
  • Location: Greenbelt, MD
  • Rights: GSFC
  • Album: ayoung

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