James Webb Space Telescope > Collections

Here are albums of photos of the structures that support the James Webb Space Telescope. You can read more about the backplane on our website: jwst.nasa.gov/backplane.html. The backplane is a part of the larger telescope structure. The Pathfinder is a test version of the backplane, which also includes the long booms that support JWST's secondary mirror.

Flight Backplane

Flight Backplane

26 photos