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L3Harris completes work on NASA telescope (access required)

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L3Harris Technologies Inc.’s Rochester Space & Airborne Systems team has finished figuring, polishing and coating the primary mirror for NASA’s Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope, formerly known as the Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope, bringing it one step closer to ...

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Race to develop quantum computing featured at RIT this week (access required)

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It’s a little like the space race, and a piece of it is going on at Rochester Institute of Technology this week. Starting Wednesday, RIT will host a three-day workshop on quantum technology, attempting to advance the field by harnessing ...

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Harris awarded $195 million NASA contract (access required)

A July 2016 photo of the WFIRST primary mirror assembly with forward-metering shell team. (Photo provided)

Harris Corp. has been awarded a $195 million contract from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration to help build a flagship telescope. The project will support 160 Rochester-based jobs. The announcement comes on the heels of U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer’s ...

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