The best scientists in the world. in the world. are working together on a 8.8-billion dollar telescope. telescope Billion? Did you say billion? Jep. Advanced engineering. Advanced engineering. Advanced astrophysics. The James Webb Space Telescope belongs to those great central projects of history that bind together nations into something larger than themselves. Over a thousand people from more than 17 different countries are working on this project. This is advanced engineering. A mirror made of beryllium and gold. 8.8-billion. and more.. Let’s sum it up: Microshutters Microshutters Lightweight cryogenic mirrors Waveform sensors and control systems. Infrared detectors Cryogenic data acquisition integrated circuits with sunshield coating. With sunshield coating. Thermal control systems. And let’s not forget the cryocoolers. “Are you crazy?” “Let’s test that arm.” The James Webb Telescope belongs.. belongs.. To those great central projects of history, that bind together nations into something larger than themselves. Over a thousand people, most intelligent people, from more than 17 different countries, are working together on this collective effort. Collective effort. Superscience. 8.8-billion dollars. Like a brand new eye for the whole world..