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Abstract Details (PID = P201)
Title:Into the Unknown: NASA's James Webb Space Telescope (P201)
Description:The presentation focuses on the mission of the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) and its place in scientific history. By using novel infrared technology, JWST will elucidate discoveries about the universe and our place in it. The presentation is given from the perspective of a Design Engineer, Mei-Li Hey, and her role during the Integration, Test, and Launch phases of JWST. Mei-Li's journey into the aerospace field was inspired largely by her high school educators, and the presentation elaborates on the importance of STEM education and outreach to support a diverse workforce in the industry.
Subject:Earth & Space Science
Intended Audience:Unit (K-12)
Aligned with NGSS:Yes
NGSS Level:Any Level - Presentation applicable to attendees at any level of NGSS Experience.
Type of Presentation:Lecture - Presenter(s) will primarily present information via a lecture, PowerPoint, video, etc.
Primary Presenter Detail
Presenter - 1 / Title:Mei-Li Hey, Section Head of Cryocooler Manufacturing
School/Organization:Northrop Grumman
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Schedule Details
Time:10:30 AM
Length:50 min
Room Setup:Theater / 200 people