Expertise

Detectors

APT

The 5 to 28 micron imager and spectrometer that is slated to fly aboard the JWST in 2018, MIRI (Mid-Infrared Instrument), is equipped with three  flight detector arrays, each 1024 × 1024 pixels, Si:As impurity band conductors, developed by Raytheon

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Documents

Documents

These are the MICE related documents. MICE_Management_Plan_vs8 MICE_Development_Plan_1.2_17052017 MICE_Requirements All technical details, and performances of MIRI are described in 10 articles published in the Publications of the Astronomical Society of Pacific, Volume 127, Issue 953, in July 2015 Introduction Design_and_Build

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Expertise Centre

Les laboratoires français qui ont participé à la construction de MIRI ont décidé de créer un Centre d’Expertise, basé dans les locaux du Service d’Astrophysique du CEA Saclay. Ce centre d’expertise a pour ambition de conforter le rôle prépondérant du

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Helpdesk

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High Level Data Analysis Tools

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Another task of MICE is to develop high level data analysis tools to be plugged at the end of the imager branch of the general STScI pipeline. Those tools need to be built from a combination of the instrument design

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Pipeline

pipeline

Data processing tools for MIRI data reduction are being developed by STScI on the basis of algorithms provided by the Performance Tests and Calibration Team (PTCT) and by individual institutions belonging to the European Consortium ( EC). Inside the EC

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Astronomer Proposal Tool

proposal-tool

The Astronomer’s Proposal Tool (APT) is used to write, validate and submit proposals for the James Webb Space Telescope. APT is an integrated toolset consisting of editors for filling out proposal information, an Orbit Planner for determining feasibility of the

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Data Rate and Archiving

Wifi

The scheme of the communications between the space-craft and the NASA ground stations is illustrated here: Communications As stated in Johns et al. (2008), JWST is the first L2 mission to be defined as a high data rate mission. JWST

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Simulator

simulator

Simulators are frequently used in astronomy to model the behaviour of a telescope and instrument, and to simulate its data products. They are essential for software interface testing, observation planning and testing of the data pipeline. It is common practice

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