Webb Telescope Sine Vibration Testing B-Roll

  • Released Friday, March 31st, 2017
  • Updated Wednesday, May 3rd, 2023 at 1:47PM
  • ID: 12562

Engineers move the Webb Telescope out of the SSDIF cleanroom and onto the vibration facility at Goddard Space Flight Center. It is here that Webb will undergo its most rigerous testing yet. These Sine vibration tests simulate the vibrations the telescope will feel during launch on the Ariane V Rocket. These tests are critical to demonstrating the hardware is safe to launch. Once the tests are complete, the telescope is moved back into the cleanroom.


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