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✨ Wear NASA's history and JWST future! ✨
To understand what makes this hoodie special, we first need to know a little about NASA history and meet James Edwin Webb.
At the moment when John F. Kennedy announced that America was gonna race the Soviets to the moon, NASA, as we know it today, did not exist. It was tiny. Kennedy needed someone to manage the growth of the organization that would land people on the moon and he personally appointed James Webb, who only accepted the concession of great freedom in how he would go to build this new agency.
He had 9 years to develop a loose collection of research centers into a coordinated organization capable of landing humans on the moon. And land they did.
Tho the absolute priority for the agency was the Apollo program, he insisted on building a solid organizational foundation that would make sure NASA would thrive for years to come, even after having accomplished Kennedy's directive. He accomplished this by carrying out other planetary exploration programs like the Mariner and Pioneer missions. He was also always diligent to design processes and workflows that would enable the engineers instead of stifling them.
During this period, NASA was identified by its icon Worm logo.
As a tribute to James Edwin Webb, we designed our interpretation of this Worm logo for the JWST and embroidered it on the fluffiest, most high quality hoodie we could get our hands on. In fact, the hoodie is designed to be worn for as long as the JWST is operational up there at L2.
This exists nowhere else, it's a true insider collectible.