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The James Webb telescope completed its deployment, two weeks after take-off

2022-01-08T16:02:30.638Z

In a little over five months, he will be able to comment on his exploration of the cosmos. The James Webb Space Telescope successfully completed the last stage of its deployment on Saturday, along with that of its main mirror, and is now in its final configuration to be able to begin, in just over five months, its exploration of the cosmos. Read alsoThe Webb telescope deploys step by step The telescope's iconic main mirror measures around 6.5 meters in diameter, so it was too large to



The James Webb Space Telescope successfully completed the last stage of its deployment on Saturday, along with that of its main mirror, and is now in its final configuration to be able to begin, in just over five months, its exploration of the cosmos.

Read alsoThe Webb telescope deploys step by step

The telescope's iconic main mirror measures around 6.5 meters in diameter, so it was too large to fit into a rocket when it took off two weeks ago.

Its two sides had thus been folded up.

The first of these two wings was deployed on Friday, and the second opened on Saturday morning, as planned, NASA said.

The space agency teams continued to lock it in place, however, in order to secure it permanently.

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Successful launch of the Webb telescope: its first images in space

Source: lefigaro

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