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Statement by CEO on Newly Released James Webb Space Telescope Images

Written by: Space Foundation Editorial Team

Space Foundation

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — July 12, 2022 — Space Foundation CEO Tom Zelibor issued the following statement upon reviewing the released images of the James Webb Space Telescope:

“What the global James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) team revealed to us with the release of these first images has opened an entirely new chapter of knowledge and inspiration that will forever change our lives and history. Like with its predecessor Hubble, JWST will transform astronomy and space science while delivering new inspiration and imagination to every generation and corner of our planet. This is another unparalleled achievement for the global space community.

“On behalf of the Space Foundation team, I congratulate all the global partners from the government, industry and research communities on the tremendous success of the JWST team. Collectively, these partners have shown us what great things are possible when we work together to better understand the universes that surround us.

“We cannot wait to see what they share next.”

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