NASA employees take 10 to 15 minutes to decontaminate before entering this clean room. But you can get a look inside from your couch, pre-shower.
The James Webb telescope will soon replace the Hubble Space Telescope in orbit around the Earth, bringing our galaxy into focus. And exploring the origins of the universe. These incredible, huge mirrors will make those images happen.
This is the James Webb Space Telescope, NASA's new infrared peeping Tom and part of the effort to replace Hubble. It looks like an Imperial Star Destroyer and it seems just as big. OK, maybe it's not Enterprise-fire-your-transphasic-torpedoes huge, but as you can see in this impressive actual-scale model, it is …