Hexbyte Glen Cove NASA's James Webb Space Telescope completes final functional tests to prepare for launch thumbnail

Hexbyte Glen Cove NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope completes final functional tests to prepare for launch

Following the conclusion of the James Webb Space Telescope's recent milestone tests, engineering teams have confirmed that the observatory will both mechanically, and electronically survive the rigors anticipated during launch. Credit: NASA/Chris Gunn February marked significant progress for NASA's James Webb Space Telescope, which completed its final functional performance tests at Northrop Grumman in Redondo Beach,...

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Hexbyte Glen Cove NASA’s first mission to the Trojan asteroids integrates its second scientific instrument

L'TES instrument in the cleanroom at Arizona State University. Credits: NASA/ASU NASA's Lucy mission is one step closer to launch as L'TES, the Lucy Thermal Emission Spectrometer, has been successfully integrated on to the spacecraft. "Having two of the three instruments integrated onto the spacecraft is an exciting milestone," said Donya Douglas-Bradshaw, Lucy project...

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