Space telescope’s ‘golden eye’ opens, last major hurdle – Associated Press

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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA’s new space telescope opened its huge, gold-plated, flower-shaped mirror Saturday, the final step in the observatory’s dramatic unfurling. The last portion of the 21-foot (6.5-meter) mirror swung into place at flight controll…

Author: Marcia Dunn