Infrared: Inside the huge space observatory that operates from a point in space four times further away than the moon.

Infrared: Inside the huge space observatory that operates from a point in space four times further away than the moon.

James Webb Space Telescope Mirrors Will Piece Together Cosmic Puzzles The primary mirror of NASA's James Webb Space Telescope that consists of 18 hexagonal mirrors looks like a giant puzzle piece standing in the massive clean room of NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt Maryland. The telescope will help piece together puzzles scientists have been trying to solve throughout the cosmos. November 02 2016

James Webb Space Telescope Mirrors Will Piece Together Cosmic Puzzles The primary mirror of NASA's James Webb Space Telescope that consists of 18 hexagonal mirrors looks like a giant puzzle piece standing in the massive clean room of NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt Maryland. The telescope will help piece together puzzles scientists have been trying to solve throughout the cosmos. November 02 2016

Revealed for the first time in all its glory - the main mirror of the James Webb Space Telescope, which will be launched in 2018. JWST is regarded as the successor to Hubble, and will carry technologies capable of detecting the light from the first stars to shine in the Universe.

Revealed for the first time in all its glory - the main mirror of the James Webb Space Telescope, which will be launched in 2018. JWST is regarded as the successor to Hubble, and will carry technologies capable of detecting the light from the first stars to shine in the Universe.

The James Webb Space Telescope Will Utterly Transform Our View of the Universe

The James Webb Space Telescope Will Utterly Transform Our View of the Universe

Image from live webcam - April 26, 2016 - of the James Webb Space Telescope, now under construction at Goddard Space Flight Center.

Image from live webcam - April 26, 2016 - of the James Webb Space Telescope, now under construction at Goddard Space Flight Center.

James Webb Space Telescope artist's rendering

James Webb Space Telescope artist's rendering

NASA's Search for Alien Atmospheres --"James Webb Space Telescope to Probe Exoplanet Discoveries in the Infrared" - The Daily Galaxy --Great Discoveries Channel

NASA's Search for Alien Atmospheres --"James Webb Space Telescope to Probe Exoplanet Discoveries in the Infrared" - The Daily Galaxy --Great Discoveries Channel

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