Astronomy Magazine – June 2009

John Mather, Senior Project Scientist for the James Webb Space Telescope

Another AstroConfidential photo for Astronomy, in which they asked for a full-height of John (a tall man!). They also wanted an interesting background. I scouted out multiple models of the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), but they were under glass, which made for horrid reflections. However the Goddard Visitor Center had two elements already displayed next to each other:
Astronomy with John Mather
John Mather in GSFC Visitor Center

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