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Second Flight Instrument Delivered for Webb Telescope

August 15, 2012

Video has music in the background but no dialogue. The second of four main instruments to fly aboard NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope (Webb) has been delivered to NASA. The Fine Guidance Sensor (FGS) is packaged together as a single unit with the Near-Infrared Imager and Slitless Spectrograph (NIRISS) science instrument and arrived at Goddard on July 30, 2012.

Credit: NASA/Mike McClare