July 18, 2022
We did it!!!!
The NIRCam Coronagraphy mode was the last, the 17th JWST mode to be declared ready for science. That happened on July 10th, Sunday, 1 day before @POTUS showed the deep field "SMAC" image. I can tell you it was crazy for me as we got the data only 4 days before and had... pressure!