Universe  ID: 14079

James Webb Space Telescope Encapsulation

Encapsulation marks the final readiness for Webb's flight to space. Here the rocket fairing, or nose cone, of the Ariane 5 rocket was lifted 15 stories and carefully placed over the Webb Telescope.

Credits

Sophia Roberts (AIMM): Producer
Michael McClare (KBRwyle): Lead Producer
Aaron E. Lepsch (ADNET): Technical Support
Please give credit for this item to:
NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center

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Mission:
James Webb Space Telescope - JWST

Keywords:
GCMD >> Location >> French Guiana
SVS >> Launch
SVS >> Rocket
SVS >> James Webb Space Telescope
NASA Science >> Universe
SVS >> Time Lapse

GCMD keywords can be found on the Internet with the following citation: Olsen, L.M., G. Major, K. Shein, J. Scialdone, S. Ritz, T. Stevens, M. Morahan, A. Aleman, R. Vogel, S. Leicester, H. Weir, M. Meaux, S. Grebas, C.Solomon, M. Holland, T. Northcutt, R. A. Restrepo, R. Bilodeau, 2013. NASA/Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Earth Science Keywords. Version 8.0.0.0.0