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JATIS Webinar: Webb is Ready to Launch!
This webinar, hosted by JATIS Editor-in-Chief Mark Clampin, will give overviews of the telescope itself, and 3 of the 4 instruments aboard. After four 20-minute talks, the panel will have a discussion to answer audience questions, review lessons learned, and discuss hopes for the science that results from Webb's historic launch.

Speakers:

Michael McElwain, JWST Observatory Project Scientist (JWST overview)

Marcia Rieke, Regents' Professor of Astronomy at the University of Arizona [Near-Infrared Camera (NIRCAM)]

Maurice te Plate, Systems Engineer at the European Space Agency [Near-Infrared Spectrograph and Mid-Infrared Instrument (NIRSPEC/MIRI)]

René Doyon, Director of the Institute for Research on Exoplanets, Université de Montréal [Near-Infrared Imager and Stiltless Spectograph and Fine-Guidance Sensor (NIRISS/FGS)]

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Dec 8, 2021 11:00 AM in Pacific Time (US and Canada)

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