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NIRCam News


2013 October 21

Arizona, Lockheed, and Goddard staff are in the process of replacing the focal plane arrays (FPAs) in NIRCam with the new flight units.

2013 September 29

NIRCam instrument vibration testing was successfully completed. Separate tests of flight versions of the Focal Plane Electronics (FPE) and the Instrument Control Electronics (ICE) are underway in California.

2013 July 27

NIRCam arrived at Goddard Space Flight Center. Final testing and integration of the instrument and its electronics will take place there prior to formal delivery in the fall.

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