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First Light: The New Space Telescope
A kid-friendly look at how NASA’s brand new James Webb Space Telescope was built, how it got into space, and some of the very first images it has taken. This program will be held in Tucker Theater in the Gateway Arch Visitor Center, and is free of charge.
The program features a presentation by a guest speaker at 6:45 p.m. in the Arch Visitor Center, and telescope viewing of the night sky from 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. in the Arch west entrance plaza, weather permitting. (Fall Gateway to the Stars events will take place September 3 and October 8).
*A kid-friendly program featuring the release of the images from the Webb telescope will take place Wednesday, July 13 at 10:00 a.m. in the Tucker Theater.