MIRI in the thermal test chamber
Date: 18 August 2011
Depicts: MIRI instrument in thermal test chamber
Copyright: STFC/RAL Space
The Mid-InfraRed Instrument (MIRI) will launch on board the James Webb Space Telescope. Here is is being tested inside a thermal test chamber. The tests ensured that all parts of the instrument function together properly. Targets inside the test chamber were used to simulate scientific observations and obtain critical performance data.
Last Update: 1 September 2019