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19 September 2017 - Planning Solar System observations with JWST. Two workshops before the end of 2017 (US and Europe).

In the last two months of 2017, twin workshops dedicated to planning Solar System observations with JWST will take place.

The first one is scheduled for 13-15 November 2017 and will take place at STScI. Its web site can be accessed through the following link. The registration deadline is set to the 30th of September 2017 and attendance is limited to 70.

The second workshop is scheduled for 13-15 December 2017 and will take place at the ESA/ESTEC center in the Netherlands. Its web site can be accessed through the following link. The registration deadline is set to the 1st of November 2017 and attendance is limited to 60.

Calls

The Call for Proposals for the Early Release Science program is now closed. The results of the selection will be announced in Nov 2017. The next call will be for General Observers (GOs) and it should be released on the 30th of November 2017.

All the details can be found on STScI's web site


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JWST is a joint NASA/ESA/CSA mission

 

Mission Status:

Launch in October 2018

EVENTS: 

04-06 October 2017 in ESAC, Spain

ESAC 2017 JWST workshop - Planning your JWST observations - [GET SET]

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JWST is being prepared to enter the enormous cryogenic chamber at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston, where it will undergo comprehensive testing at temperatures similar to those of the environment at L2. 

(Credit: NASA)

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