• Released Tuesday, January 17, 2023
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SpaceBack is a series of shorts that pairs an archival clip of NASA Goddard's history with a current and related science or mission effort. These videos are formatted for viewing in vertical platforms.

The development of microelectronics, miniaturized computer components and processors, allowed for a more efficient use of space in satellites. This technology developed at Goddard would be used in many satellites over the years, including in the microshutter technology on board the James Webb Space Telescope.

Music: "Sequences," Universal Production Music

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This page was originally published on Tuesday, January 17, 2023.
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