The James Webb Space Telescope


Subject:
Astronomy , Telescopes

Description:
Background and updates about the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST, formerly called the Next Generation Space Telescope), a "large, infrared-optimized space telescope, scheduled for launch in 2013. JWST will find the first galaxies that formed in the early Universe, connecting the Big Bang to our own Milky Way Galaxy." Covers technologies, scientific instruments, science themes, and other aspects of this telescope that "has been called the successor to the Hubble Space Telescope." From NASA.

Publisher:
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.jwst.nasa.gov


PID= res:lii-23182