Behind the Webb: On the Wings of Webb (Episode 18)
Release Date: March 22, 2013 12:00AM (EDT)
Media Use: Copyright
About This Video
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