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James Webb Space Telescope Extravaganza!

November 20 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us to prepare for the launch of NASA’s next “Great Observatory”!
Special guest speaker, Dr. Carter Emmart, Director of Astro-Visualization at Hayden Planetarium AMNH will remotely “pilot” our planetarium to show the launch and deployment of JWST in stunning detail.
Build a paper model of the telescope and see how NASA uses “origami” principals to make large spacecraft fold up into small packages for launch.
Watch a special planetarium program exploring how JWST was designed, built and tested – the engineering process – behind this space telescope. A great Saturday family activity!
Tickets are $8 a person.

Details

Date:
November 20
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Website:
https://astro.umaine.edu/event/jwst-extravaganza/

Organizer

Shawn Laatsch
Phone:
(207) 581-1341
Email:
planetarium@maine.edu
Website:
http://astro.umaine.edu

Venue

Versant Power Astronomy Center
167 Rangeley Drive, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Phone:
(207) 581-1341
Website:
https://astro.umaine.edu

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