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With NIRSpec, Webb is set to unveil a new Universe
The instrument has completed its functional check outs
NirSpec (Near Infrared Spectrograph), a key instrument on Webb (the James Webb Space Telescope) has successfully passed all its functional tests including subsystems and mechanisms and is one step nearer to delivering its first results.Its commissioning team, including Airbus experts, performed the tests as Webb is cooling down to cryogenic temperatures, enabling it to operate without infrared disturbances...
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