About

The Russel B. Makidon Optics Laboratory is a state-of-the-art facility located at the Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI) in Baltimore, Maryland.  The lab was inaugurated May 9, 2013, and includes one Class 100,000 clean room and two Class 10,000 clean rooms.  The space is temperature, humidity, and pressure controlled and includes a vibration isolation pad original to the STScI construction.  

The viewing window from inside the lab