Generation Webb

As we approach the launch of the James Webb Space Telescope, it’s time to meet a different kind of space telescope built for the next generation of cosmic explorers.

Generation Webb

About Generation Webb

Ages 14+

The Hubble Space Telescope has achieved global fame since its launch back in 1990, producing iconic images and astounding discoveries about our Universe. As we approach the launch of the James Webb Space Telescope, it’s time to meet a different kind of space telescope built for the next generation of cosmic explorers. Could this new model possibly eclipse its famous predecessor? Join astronomers Dr Marek Kukula, Prof Gillian Wright and others to decide for yourself.

Image credit: NASA, Marshall Space Flight Centre, David Higginbotham

Entry via Lothian Street

Presented by Royal Observatory Edinburgh (UK Astronomy Technology Centre)

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