First flight mirror fitted by NASA on the James Webb Telescope.
Washington: NASA has successfully installed 18 flight mirron on James webb Space Telescope. Hubble space telescope has to replace by James webb in the year 2018 so its first and significant changes has been done in it's structure.
NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center Engineering team used hexagonal shape and a robotic arm to lift and bring down in this week. It will work together as 6.5 meters size large mirror after conneting 18 units of mirror. At the beginning of next year it is likely to get fully installed.
Associate Administrator for the Astronauts and NASA's Science mission Directorate John M. Grunsfeld Said, "James Webb Space Telescope in the next decade will be a major astronomical observatory."