How NASA’s Webb Telescope Overcame Loose Screws, Budgets, and Clamps

NASA’s next flagship, the James Webb Space Telescope, is gearing up for its Saturday morning launch into space—finally. The Webb telescope is the largest observatory ever built to be launched into space. Its 18 gold-plated mirrors form a much more sensitive system than the Hubble Space Telescope, which it will succeed as humanity’s most powerful […]