Several SPHEREx team members showcased their beloved mission to the many participants. 36k tickets were claimed for Explore JPL, JPL's first open house in 4 years!
In this timelapse movie, scientists and engineers can be seen preparing NASA’s SPHEREx space telescope for tests inside a vacuum chamber at Caltech that simulates the environment of space.Read More
The SPHEREx team completed the first successful testing of the SPHEREx flight instrument – detector assemblies, telescope, and thermal control system.Read More
The SPHEREx mission will create a 3D map of the entire sky. Its cutting-edge instruments require a custom-built chamber to make sure they’ll be ready to operate in space. After three years of design and construction, a monthlong boat ride across the Pacific Ocean, and a lift from a 30-ton crane, the customized test chamber for NASA’s upcoming SPHEREx mission has finally reached its destination...Read More