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First JWST instrument finishes testing

18 Aug 2011, 10:00 UTC
First JWST instrument finishes testing

A pioneering instrument for the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) has completed testing in the UK. MIRI is a key European contribution to the mission, which will be a space telescope with a mirror seven times bigger in area than that of the Hubble Space Telescope.

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