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James Webb Telescope gets its wings

( —A massive backplane that will hold the primary mirror of NASA's James Webb Space Telescope nearly motionless while it peers into space is another step closer to completion with the recent assembly of the support ...

dateMar 15, 2013 in Space Exploration
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The MIRI infrared instrument has two faces

A short new video takes viewers behind the scenes with the MIRI or the Mid-Infrared Instrument that will fly on-board NASA's James Webb Space Telescope. MIRI is a state-of-the-art infrared instrument that will allow scientists ...

dateMar 29, 2012 in Space Exploration
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