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Instrument Systems Engineer - Dr. Begona Vila

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In this close-up video, Begona Vila, Instrument Systems Engineer for the James Webb Space Telescope at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, describes her role in supporting the operations of the Webb telescope. The Webb telescope is currently the largest and most complex space telescope, set to look back in time and take pictures of the first galaxies and stars in the universe. In addition to her work on this historic project, Begona shares her love for reading, yoga, and exploring the outdoors. She highlights her interest in both science and art and her belief that humans share the need to explore and continuously learn.

The Spanish version is available here.

Published on: July 21, 2022

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