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Thermal shield testing on Webb's MIRI

( —NASA engineer Acey Herrera recently checked out copper test wires inside the thermal shield of the Mid-Infrared Instrument, known as MIRI, that will fly aboard NASA's James Webb Space Telescope. The shield is ...

dateMay 09, 2013 in Space Exploration
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James Webb Telescope gets its wings

( —A massive backplane that will hold the primary mirror of NASA's James Webb Space Telescope nearly motionless while it peers into space is another step closer to completion with the recent assembly of the support ...

dateMar 15, 2013 in Space Exploration
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