Universe  ID: 11778

JWST's Pathfinder Arrives at MSFC for Cryogenic Testing

The James Webb Space Telescope's pathfinder backplane arrives at Marshall Space Flight Center on Sept 18, 2013 for cryogenic testng. The backplane is the "spine" of the telescope and it supports mirror segments. This test item was sent from Northrop Grumman in Redondo Beach, CA to NASA Goddard in Greenbelt, MD. It first flew on a C-5 aircraft and then was driven by truck to Goddard.

Credits

Michael McClare (HTSI): Lead Producer
Michael McClare (HTSI): Lead Videographer
Michael McClare (HTSI): Lead Editor
Michael Randazzo (AIMM): Lead Project Support
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NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center

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SVS >> HDTV
SVS >> JWST
SVS >> James Webb Space Telescope
NASA Science >> Universe