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September 8, 2016 01:00 PM (EDT)

News Release Number: STScI-2016-36

Dr. Nancy A. Levenson Appointed Deputy Director of the Space Telescope Science Institute

September 8, 2016: Dr. Nancy A. Levenson has been appointed Deputy Director of the Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI) in Baltimore, Maryland. The Institute is the science operations center for the Hubble Space Telescope and the James Webb Telescope (JWST) that is scheduled to launch in 2018.

Since 2009, Levenson served as Deputy Director and Head of Science at the Gemini Observatory in La Serena, Chile. She also led the Gemini Observatory as Acting Director for several months in 2012.

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