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Movie (7.4 MB)

AUDIO:
None.

VIDEO:
This video shows the following sequence of steps:

  1. Deployment of spacecraft appendages (solar arrays, high gain antenna)
  2. Deployment of the sunshield
  3. Extension of the tower
  4. Deployment of the secondary mirror (positioned on a tripod structure)
  5. Deployment of the primary mirror wings

 

A service of the High Energy Astrophysics Science Archive Research Center (HEASARC), Dr. Alan Smale (Director), within the Astrophysics Science Division (ASD) at NASA/GSFC

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