Webb Flight Mirrors Tested in Calibration, Integration and Alignment Facility 4-28-2015 B-Roll

  • Released Friday, January 22nd, 2016
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Engineers move the Webb Space Telescope flight mirrors to the CIAF (Calibration, Integration and Alignment Facility) at NASA Goddard Spcae Flight Center Each mirror is placed onto the CMM (Configuration Measurement Machine). The CMM is used for precision measurements of the mirrors. These precision measurements must be accurate to 0.1 microns or 1/400th the thickness of a human hair.

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