JWST Microshutters Moved for Thermal, Accoustic and Vibration Testing

  • Released Monday, June 23, 2014

A new Microshutter Array for the Webb Telescope's Near Infrared Spectrometer (NIRSpec) is packed and transported by hand one building away at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center to undergo thermal cycling testing and checkouts at it operational temperature of 35 kelvin or -397 Fahrenheit.


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