NASA JWST deployment aninmation

I know this is not directly FIRST related but it is Inspirational and so cool to watch.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sihF1q8rWh4

JWST will take some of my code into space.

Moved to the NASA discussion forum. :slight_smile:

Thanks. I didn’t know this forum existed.

The ones or the zeros? :stuck_out_tongue:

Pretty cool, indeed.

What’s the purpose of the huge silvery ‘base’ - solar shielding?

Yes, the mirror segments need to be very very cold.
See http://www.jwst.nasa.gov/mirrors.html