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NASA/NORTHROP GRUMMAN BFG ON JAMES WEBB SPACE TELESCOPE, May 11, 2021, virtual, 1:00 pm ET

NASA and Northrop Grumman, the prime contractor for the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), will hold a virtual briefing on May 11, 2021 at 1:00 pm ET for a last look at JWST’s “iconic golden mirror” before the telescope is packed for shipping to its launch site in French Guinea.  Launch is scheduled for October 31,  2021.

The event will be livestreamed at: https://northropgrumman.qumucloud.com/view/JWST#/

Briefing participants are:

  • Greg Robinson, James Webb Space Telescope program director, NASA Headquarters
  • Bill Ochs, James Webb Space Telescope project manager, NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center
  • Scott Willoughby, vice president and program manager, Northrop Grumman
  • Begoña Vila, instrument systems engineer, Goddard
  • Eric Smith, James Webb Space Telescope program scientist, NASA Headquarters
  • Klaus Pontoppidan, project scientist, Space Telescope Science Institute

 

Details

Date:
May 11
Time:
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm