Artist's concept of NASA's James Webb Space Telescope, the world's most advanced space observatory designed to unravel some of the greatest mysteries of the universe, from discovering the first stars and galaxies that formed after the big bang to studying the atmospheres of planets around other stars. (Credit: Northrop Grumman.)

Texas A&M Astronomer to Help Test Capabilities of Telescope His Faculty Chair’s Namesake Helped Build

Nov 30, 2017
"During my career in aerospace, I participated in development of the system architecture and enabling technology for the JWST, so it is especially exciting and rewarding for my wife and me that Professor Papovich, who holds the faculty chair we sponsored, was selected for the initial observing program."
Dr. Ralph F. Schilling '68, Texas A&M physics graduate and donor