There are many small steps that should work when the telescope, after its narrow journey in an Ariane rocket, unfolds its various parts to reach its final shape in a few weeks. Then it should also have reached its place in space, 1.5 million kilometers into the solar system.
How’s the telescope doing right now? And how many kinds of telescopes do scientists really need? Listen to Susanne Aalto, professor of radio astronomy studying black holes, and Alexis Brandeker, astronomer focusing on alien planets.
Host: Camilla Widebeck
Source: ICELAND NEWS