NASA Webb Telescope

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NASA's James Webb Space Telescope will give us an amazing look at the universe! It will launch in 2018.

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Want to see what one of our displays at the looked like?

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This structure is the OSIM. The OTE Optical Simulator. The OTE is the Optical Telescope Element (ie, the mirrors). Enough acronyms? ;-)

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You can see the mirrors on the OSIM in this picture, near the middle of the image.

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This structure is very cool. It acts like a telescope and is used to test the instruments.

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Last but not least, the MIRI Structural Thermal Model.

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Next up, the NIRSpec Engineering Test Unit.

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The NIRCam Engineering Test Unit - it just arrived May 3.

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Come join us in Second Life for John Mather's talk! It's going on right now on eEducation Island!

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Check out the JWST/HST exhibit at the Ocean Explorium (in MA) - doesn't it look nice?

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