Modular assembled space telescope

  • N. L. Goddard, Lee. D. Feinberg, Virginia 22003 Reviresco LLC Annandale, ITT Exelis
  • Published 2012

Abstract

We present a new approach to building a modular segmented space telescope that greatly leverages the heritage of the Hubble Space Telescope and the James Webb Space Telescope. The modular design in which mirror segments are assembled into identical panels allows for economies of scale and for efficient space assembly that make a 20-m aperture approach cost… (More)

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