The James Webb Telescope Passes Latest Tests 'Unscathed'

The highly anticipated James Webb Telescope has passed all preliminary testing at the Goddard Space Flight Center “unscathed,” NASA announced this week, meaning it is one step closer to its orbit around the sun.

The technological marvel has a series of 18 mirrored segments that will splay out like petals on a flower once in orbit. The 21-foot mirror, made of beryllium, is designed to catch incoming infrared light from far away galaxies offering new details on the evolution of our...

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