Large Space Structures – The James Webb Space Telescope




Scientists at the California Institute of Technology and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, led by Professor Sergio Pellegrino, are studying the feasibility of a self-assembling space telescope.

Individual mirror segments, mounted on separate satellites called MirrorSats, would be carried into space aboard multiple rockets. Once in orbit, the segments would maneuver in cooperation with each other to link up and produce a mosaic telescope mirror.

The research and demonstration missions are partly funded by the Keck Institute for Space Studies.
The James Webb Space Telescope Will Search Out The Extra-Terrestrials (+VIDEO)
More Videos: NASAWebbTelescope


More Posts:

Secure Locking System For Bikes
Artificial Muscles That Can Adapt Color (+VIDEO)
World First Holographic Game By Sega. Flop. (+VIDEO)
Space Elevator Technology: From Kickstarter To The Moon (+VIDEO)
Toshiba Corporation Develops Lifelike Communication Android
AI at WIRED2014: The Next Big Frontier Is The Mind And Brain
Make Your Skin Your New Tablet With The Cicret Bracelet
Could You Transfer Your Consciousness To Another Body?
A Thin Ribbon Of Flexible Electronics Can Monitor Health, Infrastructure
The Breakthrough In Renewable Energy