A microsite website has been established to post information about Webb telescope events, the festival events, and showcase user submitted materials including pictures, tweets, etc. The microsite can be found at: http://go.nasa.gov/JWSTsxsw.
The real Webb will be the largest space telescope ever built. Once in orbit, the Webb telescope will look back in time more than 13 billion years to help us understand the formation of galaxies, stars and planets.
"Everything is bigger in Texas, we couldn't bring just a small telescope," said Lynn Chandler, Communications Officer at NASA Goddard. Lynn is coordinating a Webb telescope display and will be assisting with STEM educational activities at the event.
For more information about the SXSW Festival, visit:http://sxsw.com/ For the Webb Telescope SXSW Microsite, visit: http://go.nasa.gov/JWSTsxsw For information about the NASA Panel at SXSW, visit: http://schedule.sxsw.com/2013/events/event_IAP4124 For more information about NASA's James Webb Space Telescope, visit: www.jwst.nasa.gov or www.nasa.gov/webb SOURCE NASA