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NASA James Webb Space Telescope Project Manager Bill Ochs monitors the progress of the observatory's second primary mirror wing as it rotates into position, Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022, from NASA's James Webb Space Telescope Mission Operations Center at the Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore. (Bill Ingalls/NASA via AP)

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NASA's new space telescope opened its huge, gold-plated, flower-shaped mirror Saturday, the final step in the observatory's dramatic unfurling.

By MARCIA DUNN AP Aerospace Writer January 8, 2022
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