NIRSpec Microshutter Replacement at GSFC

  • Released Wednesday, May 27th, 2015
  • Updated Wednesday, May 3rd, 2023 at 1:49PM
  • ID: 11879

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.


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NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center
European Space Agency
Airbus Defense and Space


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