James Webb telescope unfurls gold-plated mirror on its successful deployment

Jan 09, 2022, 05:25 PM(IST) WION Video Team

NASA's new space telescope opened its huge, gold-plated, flower-shaped mirror on 8 January, 2022, the final step in the observatory's dramatic unfurling. The last portion of the 21-foot (6.5-meter) mirror swung into place at flight controllers' command, completing the unfolding of the James Webb Space Telescope.

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