NASA's new telescope will give us a glimpse of the beginning of the universe

Have you ever wished you could see pictures of the farthest corners of the universe? That could become a reality in a few years. NASA announced this week that it has completed the final review stage of its James Webb Space Telescope. ”What that means is all of the designs are complete for the Webb and there are no major designs left to do,” said Richard Lynch, NASA spacecraft bus manager for the Webb telescope, in a statement.

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope has passed its first significant mission milestone for 2014 — a Spacecraft Critical Design Review (SCDR) that examined the telescope’s power, communications and pointing control systems. ”This is the last major element-level critical design review of the program,” said Richard Lynch, NASA Spacecraft Bus Manager for the James Webb Space Telescope at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md. “What that means is all of the designs are complete for the Webb and there are no major designs left to do.”

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