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  • Harris Delivers Mirror for NSF's Ground-Based Astronomical Observatory - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Harris Delivers Mirror for NSF’s Ground-Based Astronomical Observatory

    Harris has built and delivered a 3,500-pound mirror the National Science Foundation will integrate with a ground-based observatory designed to identify new solar systems and potentially hazardous asteroids. The company said Monday it shipped the secondary mirror for the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope and will also provide associated ground support equipment and cell assembly components for LSST. An NSF-led […] More

  • Ball Aerospace Secondary Mirror Installed on James Webb Space Telescope - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Ball Aerospace Secondary Mirror Installed on James Webb Space Telescope

    A Ball Aerospace & Technologies-built secondary mirror has been installed on the James Webb Space Telescope at NASA‘s Goddard Space Flight Center to complete a nearly four-month process. Ball Aerospace said Wednesday the secondary mirror is called that because it is the second surface that the light from space will hit before it reaches the Webb telescope. A primary […] More

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