Webb’s First Look: Images and Spectra from NASA’s Newest Great Observatory

Alexandra Lockwood, Space Telescope Science Institute

The Webb Space Telescope has recently showcased its spectacular first images and is now ready to do incredible science! It has been a long road to get here, including meticulous planning, exacting execution, and an amazing amount of teamwork! Join Dr. Lockwood as she talks about the journey from launch to commissioning, explores details of the first images and spectra, and helps us understand the awesome scientific potential of NASA’s newest great observatory.

– News from the Universe starts at 3:29
– Main talk starts at 11:27

Host: Frank Summers, Space Telescope Science Institute
Broadcast live on Tuesday, August 2, 2022
More information: www.stsci.edu/public-lectures