technicians inspect Webb telescope mirror segment shipping containers
Last of Webb's Mirrors Arrives at NASA Goddard

Marking a huge mission milestone for the James Webb Space Telescope, the last three of the 18 flight primary mirror segments arrived at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., on Dec. 16, 2013. After traveling across the country, the mirrors were prepped to enter a Goddard clean room for inspections.

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Credit: NASA Goddard/Chris Gunn

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