What can you accomplish with a space mirror? Quite a lot, actually. You can use them to gaze far into the cosmos, to propel exploration craft and even cast patches of light back down on night-cloaked regions of the planet. In this episode of Stuff to Blow Your Mind, Robert and Christian discuss the power of space mirrors.
Space Mirrors: Weapons, Energy & Propulsion
Image Caption: A mirror, similar to the one that will be installed on the James Webb Space Telescope is displayed in a clean room at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland on April 2, 2015. (JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)
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