Webb telescope suffered ‘uncorrectable damage’ in micrometeoroid hit, NASA report says


(NEXSTAR) – A micrometeoroid caused “significant uncorrectable damage” to NASA’s $10 billion James Webb Telescope, a new report explains. While experts say the impact was small, it has prompted further investigation. At 21 feet, Webb’s gold-plated, flower-shaped mirror is the biggest and most sensitive ever sent into space. It’s comprised of 18 segments, one of which was smacked by th...

Read Complete Article

Post a Comment

Previous Post Next Post