Astronomy Talk: Large Space Observatories: The Missions and Designs of Chandra and James Webb Space Telescope
Large space observatories are a foundation for scientific advancement.
This talk will explore the Chandra X-ray Observatory and the James Webb Space Telescope.
Their missions, designs, construction, and testing will be explained and discussed.
Some of the unique challenges for designing a large state-of-the-art observatory will be shared along with some key lessons.
Chief Engineer, Space Science Missions
Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems