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NASA BFG ON JWST SCIENCE GOALS, Nov 18, 2021, virtual, 11:00 am ET

NASA will hold a media briefing on November 18, 2021 at 11:00 am ET on science goals for the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST).  It is one of several briefings leading up to the launch of JWST, scheduled for December 18, 2021.  All media briefings will take place virtually and will livestream on NASA TV, the NASA app, and the agency’s website.

Update: Participants are:

  • Greg Robinson, Webb program director, NASA Headquarters in Washington
  • John Mather, Webb senior project scientist, NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland
  • Antonella Nota, Webb project scientist and head of the ESA (European Space Agency) office at the Space Telescope Science Institute
  • Sarah Gallagher, science advisor to the president, Canadian Space Agency
  • Klaus Pontoppidan, Webb project scientist, Space Telescope Science Institute
  • Amber Straughn, Webb deputy project scientist for communications, Goddard


November 18, 2021
11:00 am - 11:00 pm