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June 13, 2005 10:00 AM (EDT)

News Release Number: STScI-2005-08

New Director Appointed at Space Telescope

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June 13, 2005: Dr. Mattias (Matt) Mountain has been appointed director of the Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI) in Baltimore, the science operations center for NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope and the planned James Webb Space Telescope (JWST). He will succeed Dr. Steven V. W. Beckwith, who will end his term Sept. 1.

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