PRESS RELEASE SOURCE: NASA
Wednesday, June 29
Media Day at Webb’s Mission Operations Center
NASA will host a media day at the Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI) on Wednesday, June 29. The event will begin with a media briefing at 10 a.m. (Eastern U.S time) on the status of Webb’s commissioning as well as overviews of planned science for Webb’s first year of operations and Webb image processing.
The agency will livestream audio of the briefing on its website, or at the link below.
- 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
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