James Webb's shiny waterfall
The James Webb Space Telescope Sunshield Waterfall

This shiny silver "waterfall" is actually the five layers of the full-scale engineering model of NASA's James Webb Space Telescope sunshield being laid out by technicians at the Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems Space Park facility in Redondo Beach, Calif. who are conducting endurance tests on them. For more information, visit: jwst.nasa.gov   Credit: Northrop Grumman

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