How to Ship the World’s Largest Space Telescope Across the Ocean


When NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope launches, it will undergo one of the most harrowing deployment processes any spacecraft has ever endured. But before it even gets on top of its ride to space, Webb had to complete a final journey here on Earth: a 1,500-mile (2,400-kilometer) voyage at sea.
http://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2021/how-to-ship-the-world-s-largest-space-telescope-1500-miles-across-the-ocean