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Online Workshop: Engaging audiences in the launch of the James Webb Space Telescope - Part 2

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Zoom link available upon RSVP

The NISE Network runs a series of free online workshops to increase the number of professional development opportunities available to our partners, and create more channels for partners to share their work and learn from each other directly.

Online Workshop: Engaging audiences in the launch of the James Webb Space Telescope - Part 2

Tuesday, August 31, 2021; 2 - 3pm  Eastern / 11am - 12pm Pacific

View a recording of the workshop and resources here

In a prior online workshop in May 2021 we were joined by members of the Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI), who provided an overview of the science and engineering behind the James Webb Space Telescope (Webb). Webb is NASA’s ambitious scientific endeavor to reveal the hidden universe to our eyes using infrared technology: stars shrouded in clouds of dust, water in the atmospheres of other worlds, and light from the first galaxies ever formed. Scheduled for launch in Fall 2021, Webb will be the largest, most powerful and complex space telescope ever built and launched into space. STScI also discussed opportunities for NASA support to host community events and public engagement activities in celebration of the launch of Webb. Now, please join us for this August online workshop to hear from several NISE Network partners sharing details about their plans to engage audiences in the science and celebration of Webb. Presenters will also share new resources that will be available for events and public engagement programming that may spark ideas for your own efforts. 


The NISE Network has compiled a list of resources and public engagement activities for the James Webb Space Telescope:

NISE Network Online Workshop Recording from May 2021: Engaging audiences in the launch of the James Webb Space Telescope - Part 1

Workshop Presenters

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Alexandra Lockwood, PhD
Project Scientist 
JWST science communications
Space Telescope Science Institute



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Christopher Britt, PhD
Education and Outreach Scientist
Office of Public Outreach
Space Telescope Science Institute






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Yesenia Perez
Informal Education Specialist
Space Telescope Science Institute





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Paul Siboroski
Exhibits Director
Fleet Science Center







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Ted Forte
Patterson Observatory and Bob Gent Science Center 






    Meghan Fitzgerald Headshot

    Meghan Fitzgerald
    Director of Marketing
    Marbles Kids Museum







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    Beth Demke
    Executive Director
    North Dakota's Gateway to Science 





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    Inés Jijón
    Bilingual Education Coordinator 
    Cradle of Aviation Museum