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JWST NIRSpec media briefing
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- Title JWST NIRSpec media briefing
- Released 06/09/2013 3:39 pm
- Copyright Astrium GmbH, Jürgen Dannenberg
ESA has completed the Near-Infrared Spectrograph, one of two instruments it is contributing to the international James Webb Space Telescope, a space observatory set for launch on an Ariane 5 rocket in 2018.
On this occasion, a media briefing was jointly organised by Astrium and ESA in Ottobrunn near Munich, Germany, on 6 September 2013.
People in the picture from right to left: Mark McCaughrean, ESA Head Research and Scientific Support Department; Eric Smith, NASA Acting Program Director for JWST; Alvaro Giménez, ESA Director of Science and Robotic Exploration; Eric Béranger, Astrium CEO; Pål A. Hvistendahl, ESA Head of Media Relations Office.