RSAA Colloquia / Seminars / Feast-of-Facts: Thursday, 13 November 2014, 14:00-15:00; Duffield Lecture Theatre

Garth D. Illingworth

"A Post-ICRP Update on JWST: Just Four Years to Launch"

JWST is now approaching a crucial phase in its development. The thermal-vacuum testing is ramping up over the next year. I would like to give an overview of the mission and how one of the largest scientific projects ever undertaken is going as we enter the final years of its development. Particularly since the ICRP report (will explain on Thursday!). This will be informal in style and questions/discussion will be encouraged...