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Assembly stand completed for NASA's Webb Telescope flight optics

GREENBELT, Md. -- The cleanroom at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md. has received a giant structural steel frame that will be used to assemble the mirrors and instruments of the James Webb Space Telescope. "This milestone is important as it marks the transition to the integration and testing phase for the Webb telescope's optical telescope element," said Lee Feinberg, Optical Telescope Element Manager for the Webb telescope at Goddard.
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First 2 Webb Telescope flight mirrors delivered to NASA

Academics / General Science : Science Codex (2 years ago)

The first two of the 18 primary mirrors to fly aboard NASA's James Webb Space Telescope arrived at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md. The mirrors are going through receiving and inspection and will then be stored i... Read Post

James Webb Space Telescope Begins To Take Shape At Goddard

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (5 years ago)

NASA's James Webb Space Telescope is starting to come together. A major component of the telescope, the Integrated Science Instrument Module structure, recently arrived at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., for test... Read Post

First two James Webb Space Telescope flight mirrors delivered to NASA

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (2 years ago)

The first two of the 18 primary mirrors to fly aboard NASA's James Webb Space Telescope arrived at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md. The mirrors are going through receiving and inspection and will then be stored i... Read Post


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