Podcaster: Tony Darnell
Title: Deep Astronomy – Countdown to JWST: Hello French Guiana
Organization: Deep Astronomy
Link : https://deepastronomy.space
The JWST has arrived in South America and is awaiting the next steps: unloading, refueling and mounting on the Arianne 5 rocket that will take it to the L2 point on (nominally) Dec 18, 2021
Bio: Tony Darnell is the owner of Deep Astronomy website and a host for the same hangout channel in Youtube. He has worked in the field of astronomy all my life, his first job was at a school district planetarium in Boulder, Colorado. With the exception of a stint in the Army in the 1980’s he has worked in many aspects of astronomical research.
Most of his time has been spent writing software to retrieve, process and analyze data taken from telescopes. He has worked with data from some of the world’s largest ground-based and space-based telescopes: from the four meter Blanco telescope in Chile to the Hubble Space Telescope.
Astronomy education has always been his passion and he has written articles for DeepAstronomy.space website and produce astronomy videos for YouTube on the DeepAstronomy channel.
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