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New Space Telescope Completed and Ready to Head to NASA

16 May 2012, 16:30 UTC
New Space Telescope Completed and Ready to Head to NASA
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After more than 10 years of work by more than 200 scientists and engineers, the MIRI instrument (which is short for Mid-InfraRed Instrument), which will fly on the James Webb Space Telescope is ready to be shipped to NASA. This telescope will eventually be the successor to the Hubble space telescope. MIRI, a pioneering camera and spectrograph, is so sensitive

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