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NASA Now Has Half of all Webb Telescope's Primary Flight Mirrors

2017-12-08

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Webb telescope Quality Engineer Matt Magsamen and Product Assurance Engineer Jessica Lieberman inspect one of the primary mirror segments. The Webb telescope's third batch of flight mirrors now reside in the clean room at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md. The latest arrivals included the seventh, eighth and ninth primary mirror segments.

Credit: NASA/Chris Gunn
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NASA Goddard Space Flight Center enables NASA’s mission through four scientific endeavors: Earth Science, Heliophysics, Solar System Exploration, and Astrophysics. Goddard plays a leading role in NASA’s accomplishments by contributing compelling scientific knowledge to advance the Agency’s mission.

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  • Title: NASA Now Has Half of all Webb Telescope's Primary Flight Mirrors
  • Date Created: 2017-12-08
  • Location: Greenbelt, MD
  • Rights: GSFC
  • Album: ayoung

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