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Elements of Webb: Kapton Ep06

The Webb Telescope has a tennis court size sunshield made out of a thin material called Kapton. It shields the exposed mirrors and science instruments from the light and heat of the Sun, Earth and moon. How well can a material 1/1,000th of an inch think work? Find out on this Episode of Elements of Webb. #UnfoldTheUniverse

Credits

Sophia Roberts (AIMM): Lead Lead Producer
Sophia Roberts (AIMM): Lead Writer
Sophia Roberts (AIMM): Lead Editor
Sophia Roberts (AIMM): Videographer
Michael McClare (KBRwyle): Lead Videographer
Michael McClare (KBRwyle): Editor
Michael P. Menzel (AIMM): Videographer
Michael P. Menzel (AIMM): Production Assistant
Duncan Wiles: Videographer
Aaron E. Lepsch (ADNET): Lead Technical Support
Walt Feimer (KBRwyle): Lead Animator
Adriana Manrique Gutierrez (KBRwyle): Animator
Bailee DesRocher (USRA): Animator
Jacquelyn DeMink (USRA): Animator
Krystofer Kim (KBRwyle): Animator
Jonathan North (KBRwyle): Animator
Michael Lentz (KBRwyle): Animator
Please give credit for this item to:
NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center