Marcia Rieke

Marcia Rieke

Regents Professor of Astronomy, University of Arizona

The James Webb Space Telescope: How to send a giant telescope to space – and why

By: - December 24, 2021

After another delay, the James Webb Space Telescope is now scheduled to head to space on Dec. 25, 2021 – weather permitting. With it, astronomers hope to find the first galaxies to form in the universe, will search for Earthlike atmospheres around other planets and accomplish many other scientific goals. I am an astronomer and […]