James Webb Telescope Deployed and Onward Bound
A truly remarkable achievement. The amount of engineering and technology that has gone into this telescope is wonderful. I am excited about the pictures it sends back to earth. Congratulations to everyone involved.
#NASAWebb is fully deployed! 🎉— NASA Webb Telescope (@NASAWebb) January 8, 2022
With the successful deployment & latching of our last mirror wing, that's:
50 major deployments, complete.
178 pins, released.
20+ years of work, realized.
Next to #UnfoldTheUniverse: traveling out to our orbital destination of Lagrange point 2! pic.twitter.com/mDfmlaszzV