First Highly Anticipated Images From James Webb Space Telescope To be Unveiled Live Shots

  • Released Thursday, June 30, 2022
  • Updated Wednesday, July 13, 2022 at 2:35PM
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Prepare To See The Universe Like Never Before With First Full Color Images From NASA’s Revolutionary Space Telescope

First Highly Anticipated Images From James Webb Space Telescope To be Unveiled

A new era in our understanding of the universe is about to unfold, with the reveal of the first full color images from NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope on July 12th. Among the images to be released will be the deepest image of the universe ever captured and Webb’s first look at the atmosphere of a planet orbiting another star, known as an exoplanet.

For decades, NASA and its partners have prepared to study the universe with the James Webb Space Telescope. This telescope has the capability to see the early universe like never before and even the atmospheres of exoplanets. What other mysteries will Webb uncover about our universe and our place in it? Find out on July 12th when the first highly-anticipated images from Webb will be unveiled.

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Last year NASA and its partners launched the James Webb Space Telescope, the next generation of great space observatories. Now it’s settled into orbit and fully functional so its first observations have just been released. Here to talk about these amazing full color images is expert XX

Suggested Questions:
Today we get to take a look at the first full color images from the James Webb Space Telescope. Can you tell us what we’re seeing here?
Webb is an infrared telescope. What is that and how does it differ from telescopes like Hubble?
The James Webb Space Telescope is the most powerful telescope in orbit. Can you tell us what you might expect it to find in future observations?
What are you most looking forward to learning about with Webb?
Where can our viewers go to learn more about this incredible space observatory?

NEW IMAGES!! Released on Tuesday July 12. Sequence includes new images cut and edited with moves for use on TV

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Canned interview with NASA's Chief Scientist Kate Calvin. TRT 3:51. Full transcript available under the download button

Canned interview with Klaus Pontoppidan / JWST Project Scientist at STSCI. TRT 7:81. Full transcript available under the download button


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