House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology Hearing
The Next Great Observatory: Assessing the James Webb Space Telescope
The House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology held a hearing on December, 6th 2011 to receive testimony from NASA, along with academic and industry stakeholders, on the progress and remaining challenges associated with completing the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST). See press release.
Witnesses testifiying before the committee:
- Mr. Rick Howard, Program Director, James Webb Space Telescope, NASA
- Dr. Roger Blandford, Professor of Physics, Stanford University
- Dr. Garth Illingworth, Professor & Astronomer, UCO/Lick Observatory, University of California, Santa Cruz
- Mr. Jeffrey D. Grant, Sector Vice President & General Manager, Space Systems Division, Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems
View the Full Committee Hearing on the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology website
Download Garth Illingworth's Remarks/Summary/Testimony from the hearing
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