PROJECT SITE:

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Official site of the design, build, test and launch of JWST.

SCIENCE SITE:

webbtelescope.org

JWST Science overview, future home of science data and images.

NASA HQ SITE:

www.nasa.gov/jwst

Overview of the spacecraft, mission and science of JWST.

JWST related content on the NASA HOME PAGE plus links to NASA’s other great activities and missions.

MISSIONS:

JWST related Missions.

MORE NASA:

News, Careers, Locations & more.


Images of the Microshutters

This page has images of the NIRSpec's microshutters. Click on the thumbnail for larger images and a caption. Some links will go to our Flickr album.

Integration & Testing:

Engineers prepare and install the Microshutter Array simulator onto the NIRSpec Engineering Test Unit
NASA Engineers Rehearse Placement of Webb Telescope's NIRSpec and Microshutters NASA Engineers Rehearse Placement of Webb Telescope's NIRSpec and Microshutters

Acoustic Testing

Acoustic Testing of a Webb Telescope Space-bound Instrument Acoustic Testing of a Webb Telescope Space-bound Instrument

Flight Microshutters:

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NIRSpec/Microshutter integration:

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Other Microshutter Images:

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