NASA Advisor Quits Over Space Telescope Named for Homophobic Administrator

Astronomer Lucianne Walkowicz has resigned from a NASA advisory committee on account of the space agency’s perceived mishandling of a request to rename the upcoming James Webb Space Telescope. Webb was a NASA administrator during the 19060s who aided in the persecution of LGBTQ employees.

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