NASA: NuSTAR Satellite Mast Deployment


NASA's NuSTAR (Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array) satellite contains the first focusing telescopes designed to look at high-energy X-ray radiation on orbit. The primary detectors reside on a mechanical truss which extends from the satellite hull on deployment.


Animation & VFX: Cruz deWilde

Producer: Lynn Cominsky

Music: Chris Zabriskie