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US Ambassador Fisher: ''Space knows no boundaries''

By Shemaine Bushnell Kyriakides

Last Thursday, I had the distinct pleasure of attending the Art in Embassies event at the U.S. Embassy in Nicosia, hosted by U.S. Ambassador Julie Fisher. The highlight of the evening was an insightful presentation by Dr. Alexandra Lockwood of NASA, who had traveled all the way from the United States to discuss the James Webb Space Telescope, a project she has worked on extensively.

The event was a significant occasion, not just because of the incredible images taken by the James Webb telescope on display, but also because it marked the first large gathering at the embassy since the tragic passing of the previous ambassador, Judy Garber. Ambassador Fisher took a moment to honor her predecessor, recalling Garber’s dedication to promoting science as a central part of diplomatic efforts. “This is the first gathering we’ve had here at the Embassy since Judy Garber’s passing. She was deeply committed to promoting science, and I know she would be proud of this event,” Fisher said, adding a poignant touch to the evening.Read More

AuthorKathimerini Cyprus