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CTA and Spacecraft Integration
 
Shipment of the CTA
 
The completed CTA after arrival at Lockheed Martin.
 
The assembled CTA outer shell.
 
The telescope assembly.
 
The cryostat.
 
The primary mirror prior to integration into the chamber.
 
SIRTF CTA is lifted into the 'Brutus' test chamber
 
An Image of the SIRTF Cryogenic Telescope Assembly
 
The CTA being prepared for vibration testing.
 
A diagram of the SIRTF telescope
 
An image of the assembled telescope
 
An image of the assembled telescope
 
The cover of the Multiple Instrument Chamber
 
The interior of the Multiple Instrument Chamber
 
The Mutliple Instrument Chamber in the top of the Cryostat
 
The assembled cover of the Multiple Instrument Chamber
 
An Image of the cryostat
 
SIRTF's cryostat being assembled at Ball Aerospace
 
Cryostat after assembly
 
SIRTF's Outer Shell
 
SIRTF's Outer Shell after assembly at Ball Aerospace



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