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Webb's Secondary Mirror Deployment Test Time Lapse

Engineeers at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center deploy the Webb Telescope Secondary Mirror and Support Structure during a test using the Backplane Pathfinder. The Backplane Pathfinder is an exact replica of the Webb Telescope's backplane structure. Engineers are working with the Backplane Pathfinder to test and perfect the processes and workflow they will use on the real thing. This test deployment occured on Saturday, October 25, 2014.

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http://www.nasa.gov/jwst


Credits

Michael McClare (HTSI): Video Editor
Michael McClare (HTSI): Producer
Aaron E. Lepsch (ADNET): Project Support
Michael McClare (HTSI): Videographer
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NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center