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10/06/16 - JWST's mirror is facing the window! Let's take lots of photos

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That's a gorgeous instrument
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We weren't the only ones here to take photos
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I can't have enough photos of myself with JWST!
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Also impossible to have too many photos of the mirror
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Specialized mounts to hold it up
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I wish that warning sign wasn't in the reflection but what can you do
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The secondary mirror
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Goddard does cool stuff
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A slightly different angle
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Josh also got his photo with the mirror. He's working on the project now!
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Scott loves space
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Dave is a physicist. A PHYSICIST
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This is actually the next day. We went two days in a row.
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Here's a wallpaper for you
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NASA: where even the trash cans have mission patches
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Part of the space environment simulator. I think this provides heating and/or cooling
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This intimidating looking room performs vibration tests for spacecraft to make sure the rockets won't break them
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So much cool equipment just lying around at GSFC
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ICESat-2 has a big crazy laser so they only have this little filtered window
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Here's what it looks like in that room
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More people working in a smaller cleanroom
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Taking a look at the other side of the SSDIF
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This is the vibe table for JWST. They'll move it here in a few weeks for testing
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