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Webb emerges from Chamber A

Date: 04 December 2017
Satellite: Webb
Depicts: Optical Telescope element / Integrated Science instrument module (OTIS)
Location: NASA's Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas
Copyright: NASA/Chris Gunn

NASA's James Webb Space Telescope emerged from Chamber A at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston on 1 December 2017, to prepare for its upcoming move to California.

The telescope's combined science instruments and optical element recently completed about 100 days of cryogenic testing inside Johnson's Chamber A, a massive thermal vacuum testing chamber at the center.

Last Update: 04 December 2017

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