Astronautics Vocabulary

The Astronautics Vocabulary is a glossary of terms that pertain to the science and technology of spaceflight. This alphabetical list can be navigated by clicking on the letters A-Z displayed on this page.

Definition of Near Infra-Red Camera (NIRCAM)

Translation: caméra dans le proche infrarouge

Definition: Part of Canada's contribution to the JWST,the Camera will cover a field of some 5 arcminutes in four different wavelength bands within range 1 to 5 microns.

Other Definition: None

Synonym: None