AAS237 promotion
JANUARY 6, 2021

Virtual JWST Observer Events at the 237th Meeting of the AAS

The 237th American Astronomical Society (AAS) meeting will include town hall updates and JWST Exhibitor Webinars.

JWST Virtual Town  Hall 
Thursday, January 14; 1:40-2:40 p.m. (EDT)

Following closely on the JWST Cycle 1 Call for Proposals, the virtual town hall will feature the following speakers and topics:

  • Klaus Pontoppidan (STScI): Welcome
  • Eric Smith (NASA HQ): JWST project status
  • Christine Chen (STScI): Cycle 1 submission statistics
  • Camilla Pacifici (STScI): JWebbinars for training in JWST data analysis

JWST at the Virtual Booths
January 11-15, during regular booth hours

Featured at the various virtual booths:

  • JWST Exhibitor Webinars: 
    • NASA Science: The James Webb Space Telescope Science (Jonathan Gardner)
      Monday, January 11, 1:00-1:30 (ET) at the NASA booth
    • NASA Science: Overview of the James Webb Space Telescope (John Mather)
      Thursday, January 14, 12:00-12:30 (ET) at the NASA booth
    • STScI: JWST for Beginners (Susan Mullally)
      Thursday, January 14, 1:00-1:30 (ET) at the STScI booth
    • Northrop Grumman: JWST at Northrop Grumman (Amy Lo)
      Friday, January 15, 2:00-2:30 (ET) at the Northrop Grumman booth
  • STScI Exhibition trivia contest, with prizes for winners at the STScI booth

  • The January 2021 edition of the JWST Pocket Guide


For technical assistance, please contact the JWST Help Desk.


The NASA James Webb Space Telescope, developed in partnership with ESA and CSA, is operated by AURA’s Space Telescope Science Institute.