MIRI flight instrument under going alignment testing

A portion of the MIRI instrument, seen here at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory in the U.K. Image Credit: Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC)

MIRI, ( Mid InfraRed Instrument ), flight instrument for the James Webb Space Telescope, JWST, during ambient temperature alignment testing in RAL Space’s clean rooms at STFC’s Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, 8th November 2010.