JWST Structure Lift and Move

  • Released Friday, April 22nd, 2016
  • Updated Wednesday, May 3rd, 2023 at 1:48PM
  • ID: 12215

On March 22, 2016 engineers at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center lifted and attached the James Webb Space Telescope to the rollover fixture, with all primary mirror segments. The telescope structure is the carbon fiber framework, which holds all 18 of the telescope's mirrors, the Inegrated Science Instrument Modeule (ISIM) and the tower for the primary mirror.


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NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center


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