The Great Falls Senior Center event for October will feature Dr. Matthew A. Greenhouse, Scientist, on the James Webb Space Telescope Project. Dr. Greenhouse specializes in infrared imaging spectroscopy, development of related instrumentation and technologies, flight project science, and technical management. He has served on several NASA and European Space Agency (ESA) flight mission teams, and supported ESA’s Infrared Space Observatory mission as a member of the Long Wavelength Spectrometer instrument team. He also supported the NASA Spitzer mission by serving on its Community Task Force as Legacy Science Program Chair and the Hubble Space Telescope Wide Field Camera 3 instrument project by serving on numerous gateway technical review boards. Dr. Greenhouse is the recipient of more than 20 individual performance awards and honors including: the NASA Exceptional Achievement Medal and the Robert H. Goddard award for Exceptional Achievement in Science.
The Oct. 16 event will be held at Saint Francis Episcopal Church, 9220 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., and includes lunch (donations are appreciated). The sponsor is Pro Pinnacle Touch Home Care, a non-medical home care company that caters to adults within the communities of Fairfax, Loudoun, as well as neighboring counties, delivering high-quality care with compassion and warmth, and offering Companion Care, Personal Care and Individualized Care. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.