In order to reveal planets around another star, a starshade needs to fly 40,000 km away from a telescope, aligned within only 1 meter

In order to reveal planets around another star, a starshade needs to fly 40,000 km away from a telescope, aligned within only 1 meter

If NASA sends a Starshade into space, it will need to perform some very accurate formation flying with the space telescopes it is working with

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