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"Into the Unknown: The James Webb Space Telescope"
Into the Unknown tells thestory of the building of NASA's James Webb Space Telescope - a revolutionaryobservatory 100 times more powerful and the scientific successor to the HubbleTelescope. Launching in late 2018, the Webb Telescope will reveal auniverse we have never seen before and is poised to answer questions that haveintrigued us for thousands of years, e.g.: How did the universe begin? Wheredid we come from? Are we alone?
Into the Unknown offers anin-depth look at one of the most daring scientific missions ever attempted. The film contains stunning visuals showing the telescope'sconstruction, as well as fascinating conversations with scientists andengineers who were involved with the project . The Northrop GrummanFoundation, in partnership with filmmaker Nathaniel Kahn, developed thisdocumentary as a resource for teachers, students and space enthusiasts aroundthe world.
A Q&A session about the film will follow withthe following panelists:
- Alberto Conti (Innovation Manager, Civil Space Global Strategy and Mission Solutions, Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems)
- Carleen Beste (Director, Global Corporate Citizenship and Manager, Northrop Grumman Foundation)
- Krystal Puga (Spacecraft Systems Engineer, Northrop Grumman)
- Connie Reese (Civil Space Public Relations, Space Center of Excellence Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems)
- Konstantinos (Gus) Makrygiannis (Director and Deputy Program Manager, James Webb Space Telescope Space Systems, Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems)
- Dr. Fatima Al-Aydaroos (Space Science Senior Specialist, UAE Space Agency)
We hope that you will join us for this event! For more information please contact [email protected], Office of International Exchange Programs .