Science Spotlight: JWST Sunshield Deployment

It’s time for Science Spotlight. Each week we talk about the big breakthroughs and the unique discoveries made in the pursuit of scientific knowledge.

This week, Cameron has another update on the James Webb Space Telescope.  He walks us through the next steps in the telescope’s deployment after its successful Christmas Day launch, as well as some of the science behind the telescope’s unique sunshield.

For updates and more information about the James Webb Space telescope, check out the the JWST webpage on the NASA website. For more science content from Cameron, check out his podcast Stardust MQ.

Image Credit: Northrop Grumman

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