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James Webb Space Telescope system cryogenic optical test plans
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Paper Abstract

The James Webb Space Telescope Optical Telescope Element (OTE) and Optical Telescope Element/Integrated Science Instrument Module (OTIS) will be tested at the same time in the final and only cryogenic optical test of the observatory. Due to the size and temperature of JWST, this is a complex test which has undergone changes in the last year aimed at reducing test execution risk. We will summarize the test plan changes, architecture changes, and predicted timeline changes for this test. We will also explain the checkout plans for assuring the test will go smoothly.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 September 2011
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 8150, Cryogenic Optical Systems and Instruments XIII, 815007 (28 September 2011); doi: 10.1117/12.892222
Show Author Affiliations
Lee D. Feinberg, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States)
Allison Barto, Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. (United States)
Mark Waldman, Sigma Space Corp. (United States)
Tony Whitman, ITT Corp. Geospatial Systems (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8150:
Cryogenic Optical Systems and Instruments XIII
James B. Heaney; E. Todd Kvamme, Editor(s)

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