This is the major test of the sunshield for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope was conducted in July 2014 by Northrop Grumman in Redondo Beach,
NASA engineers conduct low light test for developed for the James Webb Space Telescope, the micro shutter array, at Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt,
A close-up view of the next-generation microshutter arrays — designed to accommodate the needs of future observatories — during the fabrication process.
The largest part on the NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the amazing sunshield, is complete and ready for tests.
NASA photographer Desiree Stover, dressed in a clean room suit, shines a light on the Space Environment Simulator’s Integration Frame, inside the thermal vacuum chamber
NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the successor to Hubble, is the largest space telescope to ever be built, as big as a tennis court and
The James Webb Space Telescope when launched in 2018, will possess mirrors seven times larger than those on the Hubble. Above a part of the
The powerful primary mirrors of the James Webb Space Telescope, that will be more powerful than Hubble Space Telescope, will be able to detect the light
This is the James Webb Space Telescope at Marshall Space Flight Center in Alabama, and the face of project scientist Mark Clampin is reflected in
NASA engineer Ernie Wright looks on as the first six flight ready James Webb Space Telescope’s primary mirror segments are prepped to begin final cryogenic