Comedian Tig Notaro and Skater Tony Hawk Talk NASA's James Webb Space Telescope on Twitter

Space.com | 8/15/2019 | Chelsea Gohd
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Worlds collided as comedian Tig Notaro, pro-skater Tony Hawk and NASA teamed up on social media to talk about exciting new developments with the James Webb Space Telescope.

Earlier this month, Notaro — a beloved stand-up comedian who recently added "'Star Trek' actor" to her resume — tweeted about Webb, which is currently set to launch in 2021. Notaro referred to her tweetstorm as the "'NASA Webb Crossover' by Tig Notaro."

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Notaro introduced her fans to Webb, giving them a glimpse inside NASA's facilities and explaining what the telescope is. "The brilliant minds over at @NASAWebb shared some amazing photos and videos of their #NASA mission with Tig, so here we go!" Notaro said on Twitter. "What is #NASAWebb? A giant space telescope that will see the first galaxies that formed after the Big Bang! And it's coated in real gold."

Notaro continued to tweet mesmerizing imagery of Webb and share details about the telescope and its mission, inspiring her followers to learn more. "Why are @NASAWebb's mirrors coated in gold? They can reflect infrared light better that way, and to see those first galaxies, the telescope...
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