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Submission + - How to Built a Telescope That Trumps Hubble (discovermagazine.com)

An anonymous reader writes: In cleanrooms around the country NASA and its contractors are building the James Webb Space Telescope, a marvel of engineering scheduled to launch in 2014. This gallery shows the features that will allow Webb to take the universe's baby pictures in infrared — most notably an 18-segment mirror and a 5-layer sunshield. I can't wait until Webb settles into its Lagrangian point way out beyond the moon and gets to work.
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How to Built a Telescope That Trumps Hubble

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