NASA to Provide Update on James Webb Space Telescope


The fully assembled James Webb Space Telescope with its sunshield and unitized pallet structures
The fully assembled James Webb Space Telescope with its sunshield and unitized pallet structures that will fold up around the telescope for launch.
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NASA will host amedia teleconference at4:30p.m. EDTThursday, July16, toprovide an update onthestatus of the agencysJames Webb Space Telescope, the worldsnextpremier infrared space observatory and thelargest, most complexspace telescopefor astronomyever built.

The media teleconference audio will stream live at:

https://www.nasa.gov/live

Participants in the teleconference include:

  • StephenJurczyk, NASA associate administrator
  • ThomasZurbuchen, NASA Science Mission Directorateassociate administrator
  • Gregory Robinson,NASA Webbprogram director
  • Eric Smith,NASA Webbprogram scientist
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