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Jason Kalirai

As an astronomer at the Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI), Jason studies the formation and evolution of stars and galaxies in the local universe. His current research interests involve imaging and spectroscopic observations of resolved stellar populations, such as nearby star clusters and dwarf galaxies.

He is also the Deputy Project Scientist for the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), NASA's next flagship astrophysics mission.

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Visiting the AAS Meeting for a JWST Update and More

01/14/2013 | 52:37
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The 221st meeting of the American Astronomical Society was a great place to learn about the James Webb Space Telescope from Jason Kalirai and Dean C. Hines.

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