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NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center

NASA Completes First Part of Webb Telescope's 'Eye Surgery' Operation

Caption: Much like the inside of an operating room, in the clean room at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, MD, engineers worked meticulously to implant part of the eyes of the James Webb Space Telescope. They scrubbed up and suited up to perform one of the most delicate performances of their lives. That part of the eyes, the MIRI, or Mid-Infrared Instrument, will glimpse the formation of galaxies and see deeper into the universe than ever before.

Credit: Photo: NASA/Chris Gunn

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