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WFIRST 360 spacecraft animations PDR version

NASA’s Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST) mission will help uncover some of the biggest mysteries in the cosmos. The state-of-the-art telescope on the WFIRST spacecraft will play a significant role in this, providing the largest picture of the universe ever seen with the same depth and precision as the Hubble Space Telescope.

This animation shows WFIRST as of August 2019 when the telescope for WFIRST has successfully passed its preliminary design review, a major milestone for the mission. This means the telescope has met the performance, schedule, and budget requirements to advance to the next stage of development, where the team will finalize its design.

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Michael Lentz (USRA): Lead Animator
Scott Wiessinger (USRA): Lead Producer
Claire Andreoli (NASA/GSFC): Lead Public Affairs Officer
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Wide-Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST)

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