Updated 8:23 am, Friday, May 25, 2018
BOULDER, Colorado (AP) – A Boulder aircraft manufacturer will be involved in the construction of a $ 3.2 billion telescope for NASA.
The Daily Camera reported Thursday that Ball Aerospace received an order worth $ 1
The new telescope is expected to be ready by the mid-2020s and will be the "big-eyed cousin" of Hubble Space Telescope called.
Claire Saravia of the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland says she will be able to capture some of the largest images in the universe.
According to a statement by NASA, Ball Aerospace will "design, analyze, develop, manufacture, integrate, test and evaluate" an instrument capable of capturing 300 megapixel images 100 times larger than the Hubble's. space telescope.
Information from: Daily Camera, http://www.dailycamera.com/