Imagine the Universe!

Movie (7.4 MB)


This video shows the following sequence of steps:

  1. Deployment of spacecraft appendages (solar arrays, high gain antenna)
  2. Deployment of the sunshield
  3. Extension of the tower
  4. Deployment of the secondary mirror (positioned on a tripod structure)
  5. Deployment of the primary mirror wings

Imagine the Universe is a service of the High Energy Astrophysics Science Archive Research Center (HEASARC), Dr. Alan Smale (Director), within the Astrophysics Science Division (ASD) at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center.

The Imagine Team
Acting Project Leader: Dr. Barbara Mattson
All material on this site has been created and updated between 1997-2012.

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