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TheHideout · 2022-01-09 · Original thread
It's unfortunate that the article speaks so much of NASA engineers and managers, but fails to mention the actual engineers that designed, built, and tested it: TRW (now Northrup Grumman) and Ball Aerospace.

> The concepts used to create the JWST are built on the same concepts used on the first satellites and space probes in the 1950s.

AKA, the field of Systems Engineering [0]. Further reading if you really want to take a deep dive [1].



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