Press Release

NASA Announces Media Teleconference About Hubble Discovery

By SpaceRef Editor
January 22, 2011
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NASA Announces Media Teleconference About Hubble Discovery

WASHINGTON — NASA will hold a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EST on Wednesday, Jan. 26. Astronomers have pushed the Hubble Space Telescope to its limits and have seen further back in time than ever before. The related discussion will focus on new research findings to be published in the journal Nature.

The teleconference panelists are:

— Rychard Bouwens, Hubble co-investigator, University of California, Santa Cruz, and Leiden University, The Netherlands
— Garth Illingworth, Hubble principal investigator, University of California, Santa Cruz
— Eric Smith, Hubble Space Telescope and James Webb Space Telescope Program Scientist, NASA Headquarters, Washington

To participate, reporters must contact Trent Perrotto at or 202-358-0321, by 9 a.m. on Jan. 26 for dial-in instructions.

Audio of the teleconference will be streamed live on NASA’s website at:

For more information about Hubble, visit:

SpaceRef staff editor.