Behind the Webb Podcast

  • March 22, 2013

    Episode 18: On the Wings of Webb

    Download this episode

    Shownotes

    The 21-foot-wide primary mirror of the Webb Telescope is so large that it will have to fold up to fit into a rocket and be launched to space. Join host Mary Estacion as she travels to ATK in Magna, Utah, where the mirror’s foldable backplane “wings” have been constructed.

    NASA's Webb Telescope Gets Its Wings