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James Webb Space Telescope Q&A Session: A Town Hall Webinar

Presented by: John Mather (JWST Senior Project Scientist), Rick Howard (JWST Program Director), Eric Smith (JWST Deputy Program Director), Matt Mountain (STScI Director, JWST Telescope Scientist), Julianne Dalcanton, Robert Abraham, Jonathan Lunine (Space Telescope Science Institute, NASA HQ, University of Washington, University of Toronto, Cornell University)
Category: STScI Special Events   Duration: 1 hour and 30 minutes   Broadcast date: September 21, 2011
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A panel of scientists and program directors convene in a town-hall meeting to discuss the status of the James Webb Space Telescope. The discussion will include information on JWST hardware and the current programmatic status of the observatory, along with discussions regarding the science enabled by JWST. Brief presentations will be followed by a question-and-answer session, during which webinar attendees may submit questions to the panelists.