The Rocket That Launched a Million Careers in STEM

Dr. Munr Kazmir
4 min readAug 29, 2022

The world’s biggest rock star right now is the James Webb Space Telescope.

The James Webb Space Telescope first full-color image unveiling event was hosted at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center July 12, 2022. Pictured is the pep squad who got the crowd excited before the broadcast. Photo (Credit: NASA Goddard/Taylor Mickal)

There are thousands of scientific specialties; a million fascinating fields of study on which to focus. Everything from the tiniest nanoparticles in quantum entanglement experiments to the largest objects in our solar system has its own scientific acolytes and dedicates.