Discover how NASA engineers built and launched the most ambitious telescope of all time.

Ultimate Space Telescope NOVA

Premiered July 13, 2022
Ultimate Space Telescope

Follow the dramatic story of NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope – the most complex machine ever launched into space – in hopes of peering deeper back in time than ever before and answering some of astronomy’s biggest questions.

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