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MIRI undergoing vibration testing

Date: 01 October 2010
Depicts: MIRI (flight instrument) undergoing vibration testing
Location: RAL Space's vibration test facility in STFC's Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, UK
Copyright: Stephen Kill, STFC

MIRI, the Mid Infrared Instrument, being prepared for vibration testing at the Science and Technology Facilities Council's Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, UK. MIRI is the first instrument to be completed for the JWST mission, which is scheduled to launch in 2018.

Last Update: 09 May 2012

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