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Director, Space Telescope Science Institute

Dr. Kenneth Sembach is the Director of the Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI), a 700-person multi-mission operations center for NASA’s flagship astronomical observatories and a world-class astronomical research center. Dr. Sembach has been deeply involved in scientific, operational, and managerial aspects of the Hubble Space Telescope for nearly two decades, and leads the organization that will conduct the science and flight operations of NASA’s next flagship observatory in space, the James Webb Space Telescope. As Director, he works closely with government, corporate, academic, international, and public partners in helping humanity explore the wonders of the universe with advanced space telescopes and their data archives.

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