James Webb Space Telescope News


Mission Press Releases

  • NASA Invites Media to Webb Telescope Science Briefings
    NASA HQ - Tuesday, November 16, 2021
    Posted on: 11/16/2021 10:17:36 PM PDT

  • NASA to Host Briefing on Webb Telescope Engineering, Deployments
    NASA HQ - Thursday, October 28, 2021
    Posted on: 10/28/2021 2:14:14 PM PDT

  • NASA Shares Webb Telescope Media Briefing Schedule, Resources
    NASA HQ - Wednesday, October 20, 2021
    Posted on: 10/20/2021 6:19:35 PM PDT

  • NASA Invites Media to James Webb Space Telescope Launch
    NASA HQ - Friday, October 8, 2021
    Posted on: 10/8/2021 7:22:47 PM PDT

  • NASA Invites Media to Webb Telescope Prelaunch Events in French Guiana
    NASA HQ - Wednesday, September 22, 2021
    Posted on: 9/22/2021 3:08:23 PM PDT

  • NASA Readies James Webb Space Telescope for December Launch
    NASA HQ - Wednesday, September 8, 2021
    Posted on: 9/8/2021 2:01:14 PM PDT

  • Media Invited to Virtual Briefing as NASA’s Webb Prepares for Launch
    NASA HQ - Wednesday, May 5, 2021
    Posted on: 5/5/2021 11:19:43 PM PDT

  • COSMOS-Webb is slated to be the largest program in JWST’s first year of operation
    Rochester Institute of Technology - Monday, April 19, 2021
    Posted on: 4/19/2021 2:20:55 PM PDT

  • NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope General Observer Scientific Programs Selected
    NASA HQ - Tuesday, March 30, 2021
    Posted on: 3/31/2021 1:15:13 AM PDT

  • Ground Segment Testing a Success for NASA's James Webb Space Telescope
    Goddard Space Flight Center - Monday, August 24, 2020
    Posted on: 8/24/2020 9:30:48 PM PDT

  • James Webb Space Telescope to launch in October 2021
    European Space Agency - Thursday, July 16, 2020
    Posted on: 7/16/2020 8:43:05 PM PDT

  • NASA to Provide Update on James Webb Space Telescope
    NASA HQ - Wednesday, July 15, 2020
    Posted on: 7/15/2020 5:31:14 PM PDT

  • Northrop Grumman Completes Next Critical Launch Milestones of NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope Spacecraft
    Northrop Grumman Corporation - Friday, February 8, 2019
    Posted on: 2/8/2019 10:29:55 PM PDT

  • NASA's most technically complex space observatory requires precision
    Goddard Space Flight Center - Saturday, July 28, 2018
    Posted on: 7/28/2018 3:45:42 PM PDT

  • House Science Committee Demands Answers on James Webb Space Telescope Delays
    House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology - Thursday, July 26, 2018
    Posted on: 7/26/2018 9:37:23 PM PDT

  • Ranking Member Bera's Opening Statement for Second James Webb Space Telescope Hearing
    House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology Democrats - Thursday, July 26, 2018
    Posted on: 7/26/2018 2:08:41 PM PDT

  • Ranking Member Johnson’s Opening Statement for Second James Webb Space Telescope Hearing
    House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology Democrats - Thursday, July 26, 2018
    Posted on: 7/26/2018 2:07:26 PM PDT

  • Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson Statement at James Webb Space Telescope Hearing
    House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology Democrats - Wednesday, July 25, 2018
    Posted on: 7/25/2018 2:53:07 PM PDT

  • Rep. Bera Statement at James Webb Space Telescope Hearing
    House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology Democrats - Wednesday, July 25, 2018
    Posted on: 7/25/2018 2:50:09 PM PDT

  • Watch This Space: NASA Administrator Talks Webb Science with Nobel Laureate
    NASA HQ - Tuesday, July 24, 2018
    Posted on: 7/24/2018 9:41:37 PM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • NASA Testing Confirms Webb Telescope on Track for Targeted Dec. 22 Launch
    NASA HQ - November 26, 2021
    Posted on: 11/26/2021 8:38:59 PM PDT

  • Testing Confirms Webb Telescope on Track for Targeted Dec. 22 Launch
    Arianespace - November 26, 2021
    Posted on: 11/26/2021 6:07:41 AM PDT

  • NASA Provides Update on Webb Telescope Launch
    NASA HQ - November 22, 2021
    Posted on: 11/22/2021 9:24:00 PM PDT

  • Introducing the NASA Webb Blog
    NASA HQ - October 21, 2021
    Posted on: 10/21/2021 9:34:36 PM PDT

  • CSA Media Advisory - Invitation to James Webb Space Telescope launch in Baltimore and French Guiana
    Canadian Space Agency - October 9, 2021
    Posted on: 10/9/2021 3:13:15 PM PDT

  • GAO: James Webb Space Telescope: Project Nearing Completion, but Work to Resolve Challenges Continues
    Government Accountability Office - May 13, 2021
    Posted on: 5/13/2021 4:23:38 PM PDT

  • James Webb Space Telescope: Technical Challenges Have Caused Schedule Strain and May Increase Costs
    Government Accountability Office - January 28, 2020
    Posted on: 1/28/2020 7:18:29 PM PDT

  • NASA JWST Master Class Call for Applications Now Open
    NASA HQ - May 9, 2019
    Posted on: 5/10/2019 1:27:36 AM PDT

  • Statement By Thomas Young At Hearing on James Webb Space Telescope
    NASA HQ - July 25, 2018
    Posted on: 7/25/2018 5:59:16 PM PDT

  • Statement by NASA Administrator Bridenstine at Hearing on James Webb Space Telescope
    NASA HQ - July 25, 2018
    Posted on: 7/25/2018 5:55:52 PM PDT

  • Scientific Discovery with the James Webb Space Telescope
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - May 23, 2018
    Posted on: 5/23/2018 2:34:53 PM PDT

  • NASA Announces Senior Leadership Changes to Refocus Launch Readiness Efforts for Webb Telescope
    NASA HQ - March 30, 2018
    Posted on: 3/30/2018 10:44:19 PM PDT

  • GAO: James Webb Space Telescope Integration and Test Challenges Have Delayed Launch and Threaten to Push Costs Over Cap
    Government Accountability Office - February 28, 2018
    Posted on: 2/28/2018 7:01:47 PM PDT

  • Registration Open for JWST Proposal Workshops
    Planetary Exploration Newsletter - August 21, 2017
    Posted on: 8/21/2017 2:03:17 PM PDT

  • NASA's Webb Telescope to Resume Vibration Testing in January
    Goddard Space Flight Center - January 3, 2017
    Posted on: 1/3/2017 7:51:15 PM PDT

  • NASA James Webb Space Telescope Vibration Test Status 16 December 2016
    Goddard Space Flight Center - December 20, 2016
    Posted on: 12/20/2016 1:47:46 PM PDT

  • NASA James Webb Space Telescope Early Release Science Program Request
    NASA HQ - December 21, 2015
    Posted on: 12/21/2015 8:33:21 PM PDT

  • James Webb Space Telescope on Track but May Benefit from Improved Contractor Data to Better Understand Costs
    Government Accountability Office - December 17, 2015
    Posted on: 12/17/2015 7:36:17 PM PDT

  • The Case for a James Webb Space Telescope Extragalactic Key Project
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - December 17, 2015
    Posted on: 12/17/2015 5:05:49 PM PDT

  • James Webb Space Telescope Plan for Observations in the Solar System
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - October 15, 2015
    Posted on: 10/16/2015 1:59:50 AM PDT