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Watch This Space: NASA Administrator Talks Webb Science with Nobel Laureate

By SpaceRef Editor
July 24, 2018
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NASA Television will air a conversation about the progress and promise of NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope with Nobel Prize winner John Mather at 2 p.m. EDT Wednesday, July 25.

NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine and Science Mission Directorate Associate Administrator Thomas Zurbuchen will join Mather, senior project scientist for the Webb Telescope, to talk about the challenges of building the world’s premier space telescope and why it’s all worth it.

Watch this program on NASA TV or online at: https://www.nasa.gov/live

The first telescope of its kind, and an unprecedented feat of engineering, NASA’s Webb Telescope is at the very leading edge of technological innovation and development. Webb will find the first galaxies that formed in the early universe and peer through dusty clouds to see stars forming planetary systems.

Learn more about Webb at: https://www.nasa.gov/webb

SpaceRef staff editor.