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Vibration Testing of NASA's James Webb Space Telescope

Inside NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland the James Webb Space Telescope team completed the environmental portion of vibration testing on the telescope.

A shaker table is used to shake satellites to ensure a spacecraft like Webb can withstand the shaking that comes with a ride into space on a rocket. The new vibration test system simulates the forces the telescope will feel during the launch by vibrating it from 5 to 100 times per second. For more information about NASA's James Webb Space Telescope, visit: www.jwst.nasa.gov or www.nasa.gov/webb.


Michael P. Menzel (AIMM): Lead Producer
Aaron E. Lepsch (ADNET Systems, Inc.): Technical Support
Michael P. Menzel (AIMM): Lead Video Editor
Michael McClare (KBRwyle): Videographer
Sophia Roberts (AIMM): Videographer
Daniel Alvarado Varela (NASA/GSFC): Videographer
Michael P. Menzel (AIMM): Lead Videographer
Rob Gutro (NASA/GSFC): Writer
Michael McClare (KBRwyle): Writer
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