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Science Instrument Modules

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1. Assembly of ISIM (Integrated Science Instrument Module)
The focal plane instruments are mounted on the Integrated Science Instrument Module (ISIM). The ISIM contains mechanisms to move the science instruments in and out of the focal plane, insulation for thermal control and electronics to control the operation of the science instruments via the communication, command and data management systems of the spacecraft.

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2. Assembly of ISIM (Integrated Science Instrument Module)
The focal plane instruments are mounted on the Integrated Science Instrument Module (ISIM). The ISIM contains mechanisms to move the science instruments in and out of the focal plane, insulation for thermal control and electronics to control the operation of the science instruments via the communication, command and data management systems of the spacecraft.