Watch NASA Assemble a Space Telescope Live

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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.


At NASA Goddard, a crew is working to assemble components of the James Webb Space Telescope, set to launch in 2014. Their "webbcam" (embedded within 9,000 square feet of HEPA filters) will be feeding a photo a minute to anyone who'd like to watch.

You should be able to see activity 8:00am to 4:30pm Eastern, Monday - Friday. But wait wait wait...those NASA employees are ditching out half an hour early? No wonder we're not playing golf on Mars right now! [Webbcam via NASA via MAKE]



Wouldn't it be cheaper and faster to have this built in China?