Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.


NASA MEDIA BFG ON JWST, June 29, 2022, Baltimore, MD, 10:00 am ET

(NASA Live)

NASA will hold a media briefing on June 29, 2022 at 10:00 am ET in preparation for the release of the first science-quality images from the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) on July 12.

Participants in the June 29 briefing, which originates at the Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore, MD, which operates JWST, are:

  • NASA Administrator Bill Nelson
  • NASA Deputy Administrator Pam Melroy
  • Thomas Zurbuchen, associate administrator for NASA’s Science Mission Directorate
  • Science panel:
    • Eric Smith, Webb program scientist and Astrophysics Division chief scientist, NASA Headquarters
    • Klaus Pontoppidan, Webb project scientist, Space Telescope Science Institute
    • Susan Mullally, Webb deputy project scientist, Space Telescope Science Institute
    • Jonathan Gardner, Webb deputy senior project scientist, NASA Goddard
  • Commissioning and observatory panel:
    • Bill Ochs, Webb project manager, NASA Goddard
    • Lee Feinberg, Webb optical telescope element manager, NASA Goddard
    • Mike Menzel, Webb lead mission systems engineer, NASA Goddard
    • Charlie Atkinson, Webb chief engineer, Northrop Grumman

Audio will livestream on NASA Live.


June 29
10:00 am - 11:00 pm