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Designing Webb

The James Webb Space Telescope is the most powerful space telescope ever made – and the most complex one yet designed. Did you know that the telescope’s history stretches back before the Hubble Space Telescope was launched? This video explores the various early concept designs for Webb, including the criteria and the players. Learn more about Webb’s final design, how it evolved, and how the completed telescope was tested and prepared for its historic launch.

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Run Time 00:12:40
Topic Documentaries
Video Quality HD
Rating TV-G
Featuring Eric Smith, John Mather, Keith Parrish