Webb Telescope's Backplane Pathfinder Arrives at NASA JSC for Cryotesting

  • Released Friday, February 20th, 2015
  • Updated Wednesday, May 3rd, 2023 at 1:49PM
  • ID: 11783

Webb Telescope's Backplane Pathfinder arrives at Ellington Field Joint Reserve Base in Houston. Engineers will test Pathfinder inside NASA's largest cryogenic vacuum chamber called Chamber A. NASA engineers off-load pathfinder and its shipping container from a US Airforce C-5 cargo plane and tranport it to the Johnson Space Center and into Chamber A's cleanroom.


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