The James Webb Space Telescope

Day: Tuesday 29 March
Time: 17:30 -18:30 CEST
Location: Seine Room, New CAP Conference Centre

In this exciting panel, high level speakers from NASA, ESA CSA, will discuss the world’s largest and most complex space science telescope ever built, its goal of solving the mysteries in our solar system and how international cooperation was instrumental to make this mission happen.

In what will surely be a lively discussion, the panellists will analyse the most recent achievements and findings made by the James Webb Space Telescope, and its future.


Paul Geithner, Deputy Project Manager-Technical for the JWST Project, NASA - Goddard Space Flight Center

Steve Iris, Canadian Permanent Delegate to ESA, Counsellor European Space Affairs, Embassy of Canada

Markus Kissler-Patig, Head of the Science and Operations Department, European Space Agency (ESA)


Pascale Ehrenfreund, President, International Astronautical Federation; President, International Space Universiity

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