SXSW

Chris, who is one of our awesome professional photographers at work got a few pics of my with the JWST full-scale model at SXSW (at my request). Here they are! And yep, the real spacecraft will be this big!


SXSW

Here are a few pics and stories from SXSW. The jist of what we were doing as NASA and JWST are in my blogs for Blueshift: http://astrophysics.gsfc.nasa.gov/outreach/podcast/wordpress/index.php/2013/03/08/jwst-sxsw/ http://astrophysics.gsfc.nasa.gov/outreach/podcast/wordpress/index.php/2013/03/09/maggies-blog-jwst-sxsw-part-2/ http://astrophysics.gsfc.nasa.gov/outreach/podcast/wordpress/index.php/2013/03/14/maggies-blog-jwst-sxsw-part-3/ But here are a few more things. A view of Baltimore from the air: The waffle wasn’t great, but it is in the shape of Texas! Our first day there (Friday) … Continue Reading →


Austin, TX – AAS meeting

Here are a few pics from the actual meeting I was in Austin for: Northrop JWST booth:


Austin, TX – Day 2

Sunday was our sightseeing day and the day before our work meeting started. So my officemate and I decided to check out some things along Lady Bird Lake and in Zilker park. It was a pretty nice day, not too warm, not too cold. Not really sunny, but hey, it wasn’t raining. The Starbucks in our hotel was out of … Continue Reading →


Austin, TX – Day 1

My officemate and I flew out on Saturday afternoon to Austin. We were both going to the AAS meeting for the week.