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NASA Spitzer Space Telescope • Jet Propulsion Laboratory
• California Institute of Technology
• Vision for Space Exploration
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Science Instruments Gallery

IRAC being assembled
 
IRAC Conceptual Layout
 
Looking inside IRAC
 
Image of IRAC Assembled
 
IRAC installed in the MIC (Multiple Instrument Chamber)
 
A drawing of the inside of IRS
 
IRS on the MIC Baseplate
 
Testing the optical alignment of the IRS (Ball Aerospace)
 
Taking IRS measurements
 
One of the 4 IRS detector arrays
 
IRS after assembly (Ball Aerospace)
 
IRS installed on the MIC (Multiple Instrument Chamber) baseplate.
 
MIPS
 
Drawing of the MIPS design
 
The inside of MIPS
 
MIPS installed on the MIC (Multiple Instrument Chamber)
 
One of the infrared detectors
 
One of the infrared detectors
 
The cryogenic scan mirror mechanism



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