publication date: Friday, July 15, 2022 (part of Summer 2022)

category: Government

clue: He oversaw the space program for most of the 1960s, and we saw over 13 billion years into history in photos with his name attached.

explanation: Webb was the director of NASA from 1961 to 1968, overseeing most of the Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo programs. In July 2022, deep-field photographs produced by the James Webb Space Telescope were released to the public for the first time. more…

difficulty: easy

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, and Erik Bates


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