Observational Cosmology Laboratory (665) Highlights
Press Releases & Feature Stories
- A massive backplane that will hold the primary mirror of JWST nearly motionless while it peers into space is another step closer to completion.
- The European Space Agency (ESA) has selected three NASA-nominated science teams to participate in their planned Euclid mission, including one led by Goddard Space Flight Center.
[Companion release on the JPL team]
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- Engineers working on NASA's James Webb Space Telescope met another milestone recently with they completed performance testing on the observatory's aft-optics subsystem.
Volume 9, Issue 5 - The thermal shield of the Mid-Infrared Instrument (MIRI) on JWST goes through rigorous environmental testing to ensure it can perform properly in the extreme cold temperatures that it will encounter in space.
Congratulations to Harvey Moseley!
Please congratulate Harvey Moseley -- he is the recipient of the SPIE's 2013 George W. Goddard award!
The citation reads: "in recognition of his extraordinary inventions of
superconducting imaging arrays for astronomy, ranging from submillimeter
bolometers to energy sensitive x-ray microcalorimeters, and even dark matter
detectors, as well as microshutter arrays for the James Webb Space Telescope
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Volume 9, Issue 1 - The James Webb Space Telescope marked another year of significant progress
in 2012 as flight instrumentation was completed and delivered to NASA.
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