NASA unveils first image from James Webb Space Telescope

NASA's James Webb telescope reveals the universe as we've never seen it before

At first glance, the first image from NASA's new James Webb Space Telescope may not seem all that remarkable. 

But in reality, what appears to be tiny specks in space are actually galaxies — billions of years old. 

If you held a grain of sand on the tip of your finger at arms length, that is the part of the universe you are seeing — just one little speck of the universe 

And more than that, what's picked up in this image are some of the very first galaxies to form in the universe. 

More images captured by the James Webb Space Telescope should be able to reveal which galaxies in the far, far distance are habitable, 

The White House, along with NASA, revealed the first of a series of pictures from the telescope since it's launch from Earth more than six months ago. 

NASA had planned to release the picture today as part of a collection of the first scientific results,