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Dec 11, 2018

NASA's James Webb Space Telescope's primary mirror is so large, one single mirror won’t fi...

NASA's James Webb Space Telescope's primary mirror is so large, one single mirror won’t fit inside any existing rocket! That’s why #NorthropGrumman and #NASA engineers came up with Webb’s revolutionary 18 hexagonal mirror segments. These segments allow #Webb to fold and fit inside of the nose of a rocket. Currently, the telescope’s Spacecraft Element are undergoing environmental test in preparation for launch. #JWST #WebbTelescope
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