The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) is a large infrared telescope due to launch on an Ariane 5 rocket from French Guiana in March 2021. Learn how Zemax products were used to engineer this technology.
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Authored By Erin Elliot
Designing of the James Webb Space Telescope - YouTube
About the presenter
Erin Elliot is Optical Research & Prototyping Engineer at Zemax. Her emphasis is on supporting hardware builds from the earliest design phases through final acceptance testing. Erin joined Zemax in 2014 and has a background in the aerospace industry where she worked on both ground and space-based telescopes and instruments, and on alignment software for JWST. In her spare time, she invents and prototypes new software tools for optical engineers.
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