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The James Webb Space Telescope : Finding First Light & The Power of Science

The James Webb Space Telescope : Finding First Light & The Power of Science

SPACE SYMPOSIUM

This event is organized by French-American Cultural Foundation / CNES.
Attend the Space Symposium on the James Webb Space Telescope, organized by the F-ACF and the CNES.

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WHAT: The James Webb Space Telescope : Finding First Light & The Power of Science

WHEN: Friday, September 10, 2021 – 10am - 12pm

WHERE: Online

PRICE: Free registration

RESERVATION: Eventbrite.

INFOS: Please register for the Space Symposium online event to receive the livestream link by email. The live stream link will be sent to you the day before the event.

On Friday, September 10 at 10:00 a.m., the Embassy of France is partnering with the French-American Cultural Foundation (F-ACF) to host a Symposium marking the October 31 launch of the James Webb Space Telescope.

Moderated by Washington Post space and defense reporter Christian Davenport, the Symposium will involve key figures and influencers in the space and aerospace communities, including agencies and corporations such as NASA, the European Space Agency, Arianespace, Northrop Grumman, and Ball Aerospace. The guiding principle of discussion will be the question of the democratization of space, specifically regarding the James Webb Space Telescope.

Panelists :

  • Stéphane Israël, Chief Executive Officer – Arianespace, SAS
  • Thomas Zurbuchen, Associate Administrator – NASA Science Mission Directorate
  • Makenzie Lystrup, Vice President and General Manager, Civil Space Strategic Business Unit – Ball Aerospace
  • Antonella Nota, STScI Associate Director – European Space Agency (ESA)
  • Gregory Robinson, James Webb Space Telescope Program Director – NASA
  • Scott Willoughby Northrop Grumman Vice President and NGAS Program Manager for The Webb Telescope