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ESA JWST Master Class - LIST OF THE LOCAL WORKSHOPS
Updated 25 march 2020
The date and structure of the coming workshops have been revised due to measure associated with the conoravirus outbreak- Please contact the local organizers for any update.
Original text: Following the selection of 20 European scientists for the ESA James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) Master Class, ESA is announcing the list and dates of the training workshops for the preparation of JWST cycle-1 proposals. The list can be found here https://www.cosmos.esa.int/web/jwst/results. A total of 15 workshops will be organised in different European locations to cover a wide geographical area, between mid-February and mid-April, offering ample opportunities to all community members to get training during the proposal preparation period.
News and Highlights
The novel coronavirus COVID-19 is causing significant impact and disruption on the worldwide community. The situation is evolving rapidly with no obvious conclusion in sight. Given those circumstances, STScI, NASA, ESA, and CSA have taken the decision to delay the proposal deadline for JWST Cycle 1 General Observer (GO) proposals to no earlier than May 27, 2020. We are continuing to monitor the situation, and will provide an update on the schedule on April 15, 2020. These are stressful and challenging times. Our thoughts go out to all those affected by the current situation. As always, please contact the JWST Help Desk if you have any questions.
JWST mission status: for information about the status of the JWST mission, please check the news section of the NASA JWST web site.
Launch in March 2021