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RAS President backs efforts to save the James Webb Space Telescope

Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 August 2011 16:35
Published on Wednesday, 17 August 2011 14:23

Professor Roger Davies, President of the Royal Astronomical Society, has written to the American Astronomical Society in support of their efforts to secure continued US funding for the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST). In his letter, he speaks of the importance of JWST to the scientific community, both in the UK and across the world.

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September 2009 artist conception of JWST. Credit: NASA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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RAS letter to the AAS (full text)

JWST home page

RAS Policy (statements and reports)