Guest Speaker: John Conrad, NASA Solar System Ambassador
- Beginning with an overview of the critical role of infrared observation for Astronomy and Cosmology, NASA’s major platforms are quickly reviewed.
- SOFIA – an amazing current airborne platform for infrared astronomy – is presented: description, operations, results.
- The Space Telescopes – Spitzer (past), Hubble (present), and James Webb (future) – are summarized with regard to major features and accomplishments / potential.
This meeting is via Zoom invitation to CAS members. Watch your email for the invitation.