Webb's designers have tackled issues that other telescopes never had to consider. Get an in-depth look at the workings of the infrared telescope that will see farther than ever before, follow Webb's technological leaps, and explore some of the features that make the telescope special.
These special features highlight some of Webb's most unique technology.Webb's Tug of War Once Webb reaches its place in orbit, the battle becomes keeping it there. This interactive feature shows how Webb maintains its position against the buffeting of outside forces. Doors to the Universe Microshutters — tiny doors smaller than your average speck of dust — make a powerful camera 100 times more effective.