The Scientific Endeavors of JWST: A Journey Through the Solar System

A person standing in front of JWST in the Lab
  • Saturday January 29, 2022
  • 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm EST
  • Dr. Stefanie Milam, JWST Deputy Project Scientist for Planetary Science
  • NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
  • Audience: Family
  • Curriculum Correlation: (6.P.3)(6.E.1)

The James Webb Space Telescope launched on Christmas Day 2021 and has been on a million mile journey to its home for the next decade (or more!). The science planned for the first year of operations spans the early Universe to objects in our own Solar System. Dr. Stephanie Milam will discuss the details of the complex space telescope and some of the anticipated science and discoveries to be made over the next year. Special guest Congresswoman Deborah Ross will bring greetings to this program!