NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope Arrives Safely at Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems in California

  • Released Monday, February 5th, 2018
  • Updated Wednesday, May 3rd, 2023 at 1:46PM

After completing its cryogenic testing in NASA Johnson Space Center’s Chamber A, the optical and science segment of the James Webb Space Telescope is packed and transported to the Northrop Grumman facility in Los Angeles. There, it will be combined with its sunshield and spacecraft bus, tested and then packed for the journey to the European Space Agency’s launch facility in French Guiana.


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