A working replica of MIRI - the pioneering camera and spectrometer for the James Webb Space Telescope - has just been shipped (16th March) from the Science and Technology Facilities Council's Rutherford Appleton Laboratory to NASA's Goddard Space Flight Centre, bringing the Webb telescope one small step closer to embarking on its journey into space where it will produce the sharpest images yet of the farthest depths of the cosmos.  Read more at Space Daily.

James Webb mounted mirrors

Learn more about Canada's contribution to the Webb Space Telescope from COM DEV International, the company responsible for building the Fine Guidance Sensor, and from the Canadian Space Agency.

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