Universe  ID: 11879

NIRSpec Microshutter Replacement at GSFC

In this NASA video, engineers from Airbus Defense and Space (DS), Ottobrunn, Germany, dressed in white protective suits and special white gloves, recently completed a delicate surgical procedure to exchange two key components, the Micro Shutter Array and the Focal Plane Assembly from the "heart" of an instrument on the James Webb Space Telescope at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland.

Credits

Swarupa Nune (InuTeq):
Lead Production Assistant

Michael McClare (HTSI):
Lead Producer
Lead Editor
Lead Videographer

Please give credit for this item to:
NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center
European Space Agency
Airbus Defense and Space

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Mission:
James Webb Space Telescope - JWST

This item is part of this series:
Astrophysics B-Roll

Keywords:
SVS >> HDTV
SVS >> JWST
SVS >> Universe
SVS >> Space
SVS >> Goddard Space Flight Center
SVS >> Webb Telescope
SVS >> James Webb Space Telescope
NASA Science >> Universe